Oommen Chandy | Photo: Mathrubhumi archives
Thiruvananthapuram: Former chief minister Oommen Chandy’s son Chandy Oommen said that the veteran Congress leader will soon be taken to Bengaluru for treatment.
Chandy Oommen’s statement came after people close to Oommen Chandy had expressed their concern over the health of the former chief minister. Chandy Oommen took to Facebook and said that the reports that were coming out regarding his father’s treatment were baseless.
He added that after the laser surgery in Germany, Oommen Chandy started receiving treatment at the Bengaluru hospital from a team led by Dr Vishal Rao. He is still being given the medicines prescribed by Dr Rao. The doctor prescribed a treatment method combining medicines, diet, physiotherapy and speech therapy, Chandy Oommen added.
Chandy Oommen further said that Oommen Chandy has been under Dr Rao’s treatment since November 22. He was taken to Bengaluru on December 26 and January 18 for review.
The Congress leader also said that he returned after the Bharat Jodo Yatra on February 3. It is time for the next review, so he will be taken to Bengaluru soon, Chandy Oommen said.