PM has breakfast with family at AIIMS (Lead)

January 27th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan SinghNew Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has been recovering well after his coronary bypass surgery, had breakfast with his wife and three daughters at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Tuesday, an official said. “The prime minister has been making excellent progress and had breakfast with his wife and three daughters in the hospital today,” Deepak Sandhu, media adviser to the prime minister, told IANS.

Manmohan Singh underwent a multiple bypass surgery at AIIMS Saturday to remove five arterial blockages and is currently recuperating in an intensive care unit (ICU). His wife Gursharan Kaur and daughters Upinder, Damandeep and Amrit have been camping in the premier institution.

According to the prime minister’s personal physician K.S. Reddy, Manmohan Singh was put on a regular diet Tuesday.

“The prime minister is doing well and has been put on a regular diet from Tuesday,” Reddy told IANS.

According to Reddy, the room where the prime minister is recuperating after surgery is specially meant for him.

“It is an ICU cum VIP room. A decision of shifting the prime minister into another room may be taken by doctors Tuesday evening,” Reddy said.

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