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Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health has deteriorated, according to reports. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Smriti Irani were among those who visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Wednesday to inquire about Vajpayee's health. There has been no official word on Vajpayee's health condition, and hospital may be expected to put out a medical bulletin soon.

The 93-year-old leader has been receiving treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi since June 11 for multiple ailments. He was taken to the hospital with chest congestion, kidney infection, urinary tract infection and other associated conditions.

The three-time prime minister has been ailing since he suffered a stroke in 2009. He subsequently developed dementia, and has had trouble with cognition and memory.

PM Modi visited AIIMS on Wednesday evening to inquire about his predecessor's health. Earlier in the day, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani too visited AIIMS.

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