President Ram Nath Kovind undergoes 'successful' cardiac bypass surgery

President Kovind, 75, had undergone a health check-up at the Army Hospital (R&R) in New Delhi following chest discomfort.

Published: 30th March 2021 06:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2021 07:30 PM   |  A+A-

President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind (File Photo | PTI)


NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday underwent cardiac bypass surgery at the AIIMS here, a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

The surgery was successful and his condition is stable, it said.

"The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind underwent cardiac bypass surgery today morning (March 30, 2021) at AIIMS, New Delhi. The surgery was successful. He is stable and is being closely monitored by a team of senior doctors," the statement said.

The president was on Saturday shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Kovind, 75, had undergone a health check-up at the Army Hospital (R&R) here following chest discomfort on Friday morning.


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