Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Admitted to AIIMS
26 December, 2022 | Pranay Lad
The 63-year-old has been admitted to the hospital's private ward.
Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs was brought to AIIMS on December 26 with signs of viral fever and is now making a full recovery, according to government sources.
The 63-year-old was checked into a private wing of the hospital at about lunchtime for a regular checkup, according to reports.
The 63-year-old minister’s hospitalisation occurs only one month before the nation’s budget will be presented, which is a critical time period.
Nirmala Sitharaman, the minister of finance, was in Chennai on Saturday to attend the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University’s 35th annual convocation. The finance minister stated that there was a clear need to enhance Tamil as a language and that medical education in Tamil Nadu should be taught in Tamil.
On Sunday, the finance minister visited Sadaiv Atal in New Delhi to pay floral respects to the late Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his birthday.