28 Feb :Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is likely to be discharged on Sunday from AIIMS as doctors have declared him fit to go home after 26 days of stay at the Intensive Care Unit.
"He is alright now. Doctors have decided to discharge him tomorrow," chief of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences at AIIMS Dr Sampath Kumar said on Saturday.
The veteran leader was admitted after complaints of chest infection on 3rd February which was later diagnosed as pneumonia.He was kept on ventilator support as he was not able to breath on his own following the lung infection.
Doctors later conducted tracheotomy on 13th February to ease his respiration process.The 84-year-old leader has since shown steady improvement in his condition.
From the hospital bed, Vajpayee has kept an update on happenings around the world.He has also listened to his favourite old Hindi movie songs and watched the repeat telecast of Oscar awards.