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Geelani brought to Delhi for treatment

PTI | Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 01:00

New Delhi: Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was on Thursday brought to the national capital from the Kashmir Valley after complaint of chest pain.
Geelani, 84, arrived here this afternoon and was taken to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon, a part of national capital region, where he was attended by doctors from the pulmonary department.

After check up, doctors decided not to admit him. Geelani underwent various tests and x-ray after which he was discharged.

Founder of hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference, Geelani has multiple health ailments including a heart problem for which a pacemaker has been planted and a serious kidney problems.

When contacted his son-in-law Altaf said that Geelani had been discharged after some tests and the doctors prescribed some additional medicines.

"He is better now," he said.

First Published: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 01:00

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