Former vice president hospitalised

Jaipur: Former Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat has been admitted to the ICU of a hospital here after he complained of uneasiness and breathing trouble.

87-year-old Shekhawat was admitted to the ICU of Swai Man Singh Hospital here late last night, hospital superintendent Dr Narpat Singh Shekhawat told PTI today.

"The former Vice President is suffering from lung and chest infection but his condition is stable," he said.

Shekhawat will remain in the ICU for another two or three days before being shifted to a cottage of the hospital, he said.