Uttar Pradesh’s former chief minister ND Tiwari was moved to the intensive care unit (ICU) in a a private hospital here on Monday .
According to his aide Tiwari’s condition became “critical” due to fever and blood pressure dropping to a “dangerously low level”.
The doctors attending to him at Max Super Speciality Hospital have said that the next 48 to 72 hours would be “extremely crucial” for the 92-year-old politician, he added.
Around 12 noon, Tiwari contracted fever due to an infection and his heart rate became irregular with blood-pressure dropping to “dangerously low levels”, the aide said.
“He was immediately rushed to the ICU in a critical condition,” he added.
The team of doctors led by Dr J D Mukherjee (Neurologist) and Dr Sumit Sethi (Cardiologist) are looking after Tiwari.