On Thursday, Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee said, his father is “haemodynamically stable.” Pranab Mukherjee has been put on ventilator support after undergoing surgery to remove a clot in his brain. Abhijit Mukherjee today “My Father Shri Pranab Mukherjee is still alive & haemodynamically stable.”
There were consistent rumors in the media since yesterday on various social media platforms about Pranab Mukherjee’s death. Thus his son Abhijit posted a clarification tweet. He alleged that fake news is being circulated by reputed journalists on social media regarding his father’s death.
“The condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged this morning. He is deeply comatose with stable vital parameters and continues to be on ventilatory support,” Army Research & Referral (R&R) Hospital said Thursday morning.
Former President’s daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee also refuted the rumors about her father. She tweeted, “Rumours about my father is false. Request, esp’ly to media, NOT to call me as I need to keep my phone free for any updates from the hospital.”
On Wednesday Abhijit had tweeted “With All Your Prayers, My Father is haemodynamically stable now. I request everyone to continue with your prayers & good wishes for his speedy recovery. Thank You.” Earlier, the Army’s Research and Referral hospital in the capital stated, “Shri. Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition continues to remain critical. Presently he is haemodynamically stable and on a ventilator.”
Pranab Mukherjee is 84 years old. He was hospitalized on the advice of doctors and had tested positive for Covid-19 before the surgery.