Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article

Home > News > PTI

NSG commando shifted to AIIMS; Vajpayee visits him

October 05, 2003 23:59 IST

National Security Guard commando Surjan Singh Bhandari, who suffered bullet injuries while flushing out two terrorists from Akshardham temple in Gujarat on September 25 last year, has been admitted to the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi.

Complete coverage of Akshardham attack

Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Sunday visited Bhandari, who has been admitted in a special ward. Vajpayee spoke to the family members of the NSG commando, who is in coma.

Earlier, terming reports about AIIMS refusing to admit the commando as 'unfounded', Health and Family Welfare Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the commando has been given a special room with all facilities in the hospital.

She said when the NSG director general came with the request he was told that a special room would be provided in 15 days and he was satisfied.

The minister hoped the commando would come out of the coma.

A special room has been arranged for the commando at AIIMS, which is equipped with ultra-modern facilities and he is under constant observation by doctors from the neurology and emergency departments, hospital sources said.


More reports from Gujarat
Read about: Gujarat Riots | Earthquake hits India

© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments


 What do you think about the story?




Read what others have to say:


Number of User Comments: 2




Sub: Salute

These guys fight for the nation. Salutes to them....


Posted by Manish Saxena





Sub: NSG Commando

This is highly riduculous on Indian politics. This great Commando have saved the lives innocent people as well as the dirty politicians. As a matter ...


Posted by GoGet




Disclaimer

Advertisement






Copyright 2006 Rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.