Sharmistha Mukherjee, the daughter of former president Pranab Mukherjee, on Wednesday, shared a prayer on micro-blogging site, Twitter, for his ailing father, saying may God do whatever is best for him.
Pranab Mukherjee is critical and on ventilator support after brain surgery in an Indian Army hospital in Delhi.
“Last year 8 August was 1 of d happiest day 4 me as my dad received Bharat Ratna. Exactly a year later on 10Aug, he fell critically ill. May God do whatever is best 4 him & give me strength 2 accept both joys & sorrows of life with equanimity. I sincerely thank all 4 of their concerns,” Sharmistha Mukherjee tweeted.
Doctors treating him at the Army Hospital Research And Referral said on Tuesday evening that Mukherjee has not shown any improvement in his health after the surgery, adding that his condition has “worsened” and he remains “critical” and on life support.
“Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition continues to remain critical at Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt. The former President who underwent life-saving emergency surgery for brain clot on 10 August has not shown any improvement and his health status has worsened. He remains on ventilatory support,” the hospital said in a medical bulletin.