Mumbai: Mumbai's famous Lilavati Hospital on Sunday denied all rumours about Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health and said that he was responding well to the treatment.
The hospital issued a statement in which it termed all reports about the Goa Chief Minister as ''misleading and malicious''.
''It has been brought to our notice, various malicious and misleading reports/rumours are floating around in the electronic/print media with regard to the health of Hon Chief Minister of Goa. We categorically deny all such rumours,'' the hospital said in the statement.
The hospital further reiterated that the BJP leader is currently being treated and was responding well to the treatment.
The statement was signed by Ajay Kumar Pande, Vice President, Lilavati Hospital And Research Centre.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was in Mumbai to inaugurate 'Magnetic Maharashtra' Global Investors Summit in suburban Bandra, also visited the Lilavati Hospital to enquire about Parrikar's health.
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Parrikar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15 reportedly after his health deteriorated.
Parrikar's office also yesterday issued a statement stating that the Goa Chief Minister will be attending the Assembly Session.