President Pranab Mukherjee undergoes angioplasty

Updated: Feb 04, 2015, 11:30 IST | IANS

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday underwent an angioplasty, a non-surgical procedure to open blocked arteries, at a hospital here

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday underwent an angioplasty, a non-surgical procedure to open blocked arteries, at a hospital here.

Mukherjee, 79, was admitted to the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) here around 2.30 p.m after he complained of stomach pain.

President of India Pranab MukherjeePresident of India Pranab Mukherjee

President's Press Secretary Venu Rajamony said Mukherjee is doing fine and will soon be discharged from the hospital.

A doctor told IANS: "The president underwent angioplasty in the evening. Nothing seriously wrong with Mukherjee's health. He will be discharged tomorrow evening (Sunday)."

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