Rahul Gandhi discusses Tarun Gogoi's health with his son Gaurav over the phone

Rahul Gandhi discusses Tarun Gogoi's health with his son Gaurav over the phone

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GUWAHATI: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi today called up his close aide and Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi to enquire about his father Tarun Gogoi's health.

The senior Gogoi was on November 21 admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

Many of the leader's organs have stopped working on Monday morning, said reports in the media. Meanwhile, the team of Assam doctors looking after Gogoi is in consultation with doctors from AIIMS in New Delhi.

According to reports, dialysis was performed on Gogoi even as he struggled to pass urine after complaining of breathing troubles after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Gogoi is a heart patient due to which his recovery from the COVID -- despite testing negative for the pathogen -- has struggled to make a complete recovery from the respiratory ailment.

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Earlier in the day, GMCH Superintendent Abhijit Sarma said that Gogoi is in a "very very critical" state even as he remains on life support following "multiple organ failure."

Sarma, who has been observing the health condition of the Congress veteran even as he continued to be on life support. On November 21, he was put on intubation and ventilator even as Health Minister and former protege Himanta Biswa Sarma declared that the leader was battling “multiple organ failure.”

A day later, Abhijit Sarma said that he was “critical but stable.”  “Early in the morning today, Tarun Gogoi opened his eyes and motor movement was observed. Although he is critical, he is stable hemodynamically and we expect that he should come out of this very soon,” the GMCH Superintendent said.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Nov 23, 2020