Former Union minister N.D. Tiwari admitted to a private hospital on Wednesday after he suffered a brain stroke, his son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari said.
Sources at Max Hospital said the condition of the 91-year-old Tiwari, a former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, is serious and he is being kept under observation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
A team of doctors is attending to him, they said.
According to a statement issued by the family, Tiwari suffered brain stroke around 9.45 a.m. while having breakfast.
“He also suffered paralytic attack in the right part of his body. He was immediately rushed to South Delhi’s Max Hospital,” said the statement.
His son Rohit Shekhar and wife Ujjwala are by his side at the hospital.
He is under the treatment of senior neurosurgeon J.D.Mukherjee and senior cardiologist Sumit Sethi.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party (SP) founder Mulayam Singh Yadav have spoken to the family on phone and assured of all help, if needed, Rohit Shekhar said.