• search
For Bengaluru Updates
Allow Notification  

Siddaramiah discharged from hospital after undergoing angioplasty


Bengaluru, Dec 15: Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Sunday said he was totally fit and fine, as he was discharged from a private hospital in Bengaluru, where he underwent angioplasty recently.

Siddaramiah discharged from hospital after undergoing angioplasty

"There is no problem now, I'm totally alright, as a normal person like earlier I can perform my activities, there is nothing to worry," Siddaramaiah said. Speaking to reporters ahead of his discharge from the hospital, he said, he is now a healthy person. To a query about his return to political activities, he said he will rest for a week before starting, and did wish to answer any political question.

The 71-year-old leader had undergone angioplasty on December 11 on Doctor's advice afterhealth check-ups and tests. Thanking Doctors and hospital staff, Siddaramaiah recalled "in August 2000 two of his blood vessels had blocked and angioplasty was done and stent was placed.. after 19 years now out of those two blood vessels one got blocked once again-- 95 per cent." He said, after tests, Doctors decided to go for angioplasty and new stent has been placed.

Also thanking political leaders including Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who visited him at the hospital, the former Chief Minister said, it was out of humanity and for those in politics there are no permanent enemies or friends. Dr Ramesh, a cardiologist who treated Siddaramaiah said, all his parameters are "normal" and he was "fine". "We have advised him to go for walk, and not to travel at least for fifteen days," he said.

Siddaramaiah's supporters who had gathered near the hospital cheered their leader as he boarded his carto leave. Siddaramaiah had quit as Congress Legislature Party leader last Monday, after the party posted a poor show, winning only two seats, as against the 12 it had held of the 15 which went to the bypolls on December 5.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more