Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met his ailing mother Heeraben, 100, at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad shortly after 4 PM. The Prime Minister was at the hospital for over 30 minutes and is likely to stay put in the city overnight.
Heeraben Modi, who was admitted to the Ahmedabad hospital earlier today is said to be stable, the hospital said in a statement. She is likely to be discharged in the next few days, reports said citing sources.
“UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre, Ahmedabad hospital’s spokesperson hereby informing that Hon’ble Prime Minister’s mother is admitted at UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre, Ahmedabad and her health condition is stable,” the hospital said in the statement released today.
Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was present at the hospital with local MLAs at the hospital during the Prime Minister’s visit. The Prime Minister will stay in Ahmedabad tonight. Security has been beefed up around the hospital in view of the PM’s visit today.
The Gujarat Chief Minister had reached the hospital where the Prime Minister’s mother was admitted. Local MLAs also rushed to the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre.
The development comes just a day after the Prime Minister’s bother Prahlad and his family were hospitalised after the car they were travelling in met with an accident on the Mysuru-Nanjangud highway at around 2 PM. Prahlad Modi was travelling along with his wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson in a Mercedes Benz