President Pranab Mukherjee Undergoes Angioplasty

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday underwent an angioplasty, a non-surgical procedure to open blocked arteries, at a hospital in New Delhi.

Mukherjee, 79, was admitted to the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) around 2.30 p.m after he complained of stomach pain. President’s Press Secretary Venu Rajamony said Mr Mukherjee is doing fine and will soon be discharged from the hospital.

A doctor told IANS: “The president underwent angioplasty in the evening. Nothing seriously wrong with Mukherjee’s health. He will be discharged tomorrow evening (Sunday).”(IANS)

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