Uma Bharti complains of chest pain admitted to AIIMS, stable

New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti was today admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after she complained of “chest pain”. The Minister was admitted in the new private ward under the supervision of Dr Rajesh Malhotra who heads the orthopedic department there, said a senior doctor at AIIMS.

“Uma Bharti was rushed to the hospital after she complained of chest pain,” Ministry spokesperson Samir Sinha said.

A source close to the Minister said she developed pain in the chest at around 6 PM when she was at her official residence at 6, Akbar Road here.

When asked, a senior doctor at AIIMS said “she was admitted today evening. She has suffered sprain in the back and also has pain in the knee. Because of the sprain in the back, she may have felt pain on the walls of the chest. A team of experts is monitoring her condition.”