Former Prime Minister of Maharashtra and ex-Lok Sabha Chairman Manohar Joshi is in a critical state of health and he is still in a semi-comatose state, a private hospital in the city where he was admitted two days ago after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage. said Wednesday. His son Unmesh Joshi also said that his father is still unconscious. Manohar Joshi (85), a veteran Shiv Sena leader, was admitted to PD Hinduja Hospital on Monday in a “semi-coma state”.
In a statement, the hospital said: “Joshi is critical and semi-comatose. His cerebral hemorrhage is stable. He is still in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), receiving medical treatment and his condition is being closely monitored.” In a medical emergency, Joshi was hospitalized in a semi-coma state on May 22. He was breathing on his own and was not on a ventilator, he said.
Speaking to PTI, his son Unmesh said his father is unconscious and doctors treating him have asked him to “wait and see”. He is unconscious after a cerebral haemorrhage,” he said. Wife Rashmi Thackeray visited the veteran leader in hospital on Tuesday to inquire about his health.
Manohar Joshi was Maharashtra’s first Shiv Sena chief minister after his party’s coalition with the BJP came to power in March 1995. He has been a member of the Shiv Sena since its formation in 1966. The former Lok Sabha speaker has also had the Mayor of Mumbai, Opposition Leader in the Maharashtra Assembly, and the Union Minister of Heavy Industry in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet.