Guwahati: Former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has been airlifted to AIIMS Delhi after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at a city hospital.
Mahanta, 68, was undergoing treatment at the city’s Downtown Hospital in Guwahati for multiple ailments.
The two-time Assam chief minister was admitted to the hospital on January 16 after complains of chest pain and uneasiness.
Earlier in September last year, Mahanta, a diabetic, was hospitalized in Guwahati after complaining of “very high pressure”.
Mahanta is a Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) MLA from the Barhampur Assembly constituency in central Assam’s Nagaon district. With agency inputs