VHP leader Ashok Singhal on life support, condition serious

Gurgaon, Nov.16 : Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal who was admitted to the Medanta Hospital here has been put on life support system and his condition is serious.

“He is presently in the intensive care unit under treatment of a group of specialists comprising of people from critical care, respiratory, cardiology, neurology and nephrology,” Doctor A.K. Dubey told the media here.

Singhal has been suffering from respiratory problems for over a month now.

He was earlier admitted to Medanta on October 20 after his condition deteriorated in Allahabad and was flown in to the national capital in an air ambulance.

Keeping in view Singhal’s bad health, the VHP has cancelled its 18-day Chaturved Swahakar Yajna that was slated to start at Delhi’s Birla Mandir from today , as well as its Diwali Milan programme. (ANI)