Chidambaram taken to AIIMS, discharged after treatment

Chidambaram, who has been in has been in custody since August 21, had complained of illness and pain in the stomach

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram
Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram

PTI

Former Union finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is currently in the custody of Enforcement Directorate in the INX Media case, was taken to AIIMS on Monday after he complained of stomach ache and other related issues.

Sources said Chidambaram was taken to the RML Hospital in the morning but was later shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Chidambaram had complained of illness and pain in the stomach, the sources added.

Sources at AIIMS said the former union minister was brought to the hospital around 5.40 pm and was examined by a team of doctors in the old private ward.

While those close to Chidambaram said "his condition is not good", ED sources claimed "there was nothing serious". He was discharged from the hospital after some treatment.

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