Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari, who was on Friday admitted in AIIMS, is expected to undergo a surgery on Saturday.
Tewari has been unwell for the past several days.
According to reports, doctors of the nephrology department of the institute were attending to the minister`s ailment.
BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, on microblogging website Twitter, prayed for the speedy recovery of Tewari.
I pray for the speedy recovery & good health of Union Minister Shri Manish Tewari.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 29, 2014
Tewari, 48, has been unwell for quite some time and had undergone hospitalisation at a south Delhi hospital only a few days earlier.
The Union Minister was expected to be Congress` candidate from Ludhiana Lok Sabha constituency, from where he had won the election in 2009, but has not been fielded by his party this time.
Tewari had earlier said that he was not in the poll fray because of his health about which he is learnt to have conveyed to his party`s leadership.
(With PTI inputs)