Sharad Pawar, unwell, will be hospitalized for surgery on Wednesday: diagnosed gall bladder disease

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has been diagnosed with gall bladder disease and will undergo an operation on 31 March. A cancer survivor, the 80-year-old former Union Minister underwent surgery for the disease in 2004.

NCP spokesman Nawab Malik tweeted today that Mr Pawar felt some pain in his stomach last evening and underwent a checkup, after which doctors found stones in his gall bladder. Mr. Malik tweeted that all his programs have been canceled until further notice.

“He is on a blood-thinning drug that is now being stopped due to the issue. He will be hospitalized and undergo an endoscopy and surgery on 31 March 2021. Therefore, all his schedules are canceled until further notice. went.” “The NCP spokesman said.

In the afternoon, Mr. Pawar himself tweeted that Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had called him to inquire about his health.

In response to his tweet in Marathi, playback singer icon Lata Mangehakar also wished Mr. Pawar that the “blessings of the people of Maharashtra and the country” were with him.

The 14-month-old government is facing the heat of the Mukesh Ambani bombing case, which has put state Home Minister, NCP leader Anil Deshmukh in grave trouble. Meanwhile, there were also reports of Union Minister Amit Shah meeting with Mr. Pawar in Ahmedabad on Saturday. While Mr. Shah disagreed on the issue, the NCP has denied that such a meeting took place.