Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh admitted to hospital for kidney stone removal

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh was on Sunday admitted to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh for removal of kidney stone.

The procedure of removal of kidney stone would be performed on Monday and 76-year-old chief minister hopes to resume work by Tuesday.

The Chief Minister took to his twitter account on Sunday and tweeted, “Got myself admitted to the PGI Chandigarh today evening for removal of a Kidney stone, a simple laser procedure will be performed tomorrow morning & I shall be returning to my work by Tuesday.”

Amarinder was earlier admitted in PGI after he suffered from viral infection and had high blood pressure.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had on December 10 visited the Chief Minister at his official residence to enquire about the latter’s health.