January 2016 News

BJP Prays For Mufti's Well Being; PDP Leader Says His Survival 'will Be A Miracle'

5 January 2016
Kashmir Dispatch

Srinagar: The condition of 79-year-old Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir continues to be critical in All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi. A senior PDP leader, who had gone to enquire about the health of Mufti, told a news agency CNS that the chief minister has been suffering from acute pneumonia and he has been continuously on ventilator for the second day. 'We were not allowed to meet him but what I got from doctors is that his condition is not stable,' he said. When the news agency contacted another senior leader for a reaction on a particular news report on Tuesday, he said, 'Don't you know our leader is dying and I can't comment on anything right now. He is serious and we all are disturbed,' he said. When asked to elaborate, the leader said that Mufti is 'seriously ill and it will be a miracle if he will recover'. Sayeed is in AIIMS from past 13 days. He was flown to New Delhi a day after he had an extensive tour of Old Srinagar City where he inaugurated a Marriage Hall. Official sources said his condition remained critical on Tuesday. His vital organs are involved and he is on ventilator. His vital organs were involved. His blood counts have also come down drastically. Sources said the involvement of Mufti's organs is a cause of worry to the doctors who continue to examine his condition regularly in the Intensive Care Unit. Meanwhile, the ally of Mufti's party BJP exuded hope that he would get well soon and would assume the office before the commencement of the assembly session. 'Mufti sahib is recovering and we wish him a speedy recovery,' BJP spokesperson here said.