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AK Antony suffers minor brain haemorrhage, to undergo surgery at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital

The 76-year-old Congress leader was the defence minister during the United Progressive Alliance government.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 30, 2017 13:39 IST ]
Senior Congress leader AK Antony will remain in the hospital for two-three days.

Former Defence minister and senior Congress leader AK Antony, who was on Wednesday admitted to Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia hospital after he suffered a "minor" brain haemorrhage, will undergo surgery at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital in New Delhi.

The 76-year-old Congress leader is undergoing conservative treatment as doctors needed time to decide on the next course of action.

"There was a meeting of neurosurgeons and general surgeons today (Thursday) morning to decide on the surgery," said a hospital official.

"He was admitted in the afternoon. He suffered a minor brain haemorrhage after he fell down at his home," said a doctor on the condition of anonymity.

Antony was the defence minister during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

 

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