‘My father is in the hospital, not in zoo’: Former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh’s daughter slams health minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi due to ill health. Manmohan Singh is undergoing treatment for dengue in AIIMS. On Thursday, October 14, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya had reached the hospital to know about his condition. The pictures after the meeting were shared by the Health Minister on social media.

The family of Manmohan Singh have expressed displeasure on this. The daughter of the former Prime Minister has slammed Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya saying that her father is not in a zoo that his pictures are being taken and posted on social media.

According to the report of The Print, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s daughter Daman Singh said that, “Her mother was already very upset because of her father’s illness. But the minister’s photographer entered the hospital room with him and started taking pictures. When the family members objected to this, the photographer completely ignored their words.

Daman Singh said, “The mother was very upset. My parents are facing a difficult situation. They are elderly people. They are not animals in the zoo.” She said that when the health minister visited her parents were not in a position to be photographed.

At the same time, according to The Hindu, in a statement on Friday, October 15, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s daughter Daman Singh told that her mother had visited the hospital room in the presence of a photographer during the visit of Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia. But their objections were ignored. My father is undergoing treatment for dengue in AIIMS. Even though his condition is stable now but his immunity has decreased.

After meeting former Prime Minister Dr. Singh on Thursday, the Union minister had reportedly posted some pictures of Dr. Singh’s hospital room on his Twitter. But, he must have felt that after posting the photo, he would be applauded. But the matter was reversed. People started protesting against posting his photos on social media. Manmohan Singh’s daughter Daman Singh also took strong objection to this attitude of Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya. After which Mandaviya had deleted all the pictures from his social media handle.

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