A few days after comedian and politician Raju Srivastava regained consciousness, he has again been put on ventilator on Friday after he ran a fever of about 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
The latest development has once again come as a news of worry for his fans who are praying for his speedy recovery. Nearly after 15 days of treatment at AIIMS Delhi, the actor had gained consciousness on August 25 and had been recovering since then.
Now, the fever has added to his health woes. Currently the comedian is being closely monitored for fever as he continues to recuperate.
As per a report by India Today, Raju is still conscious and with normal body movements. The comedian was earlier registering Spo2 levels of 80 per cent to 90 per cent without oxygen support.
Worth mentioning, Raju Srivastava suffered heart attack during his gym routine and was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi on August 10. While there were rumours that he was brain dead, his family members released a statement that his condition was stable.
In a statement his family stated, "Dear All, Raju Srivastava Ji's condition is stable. We are praying for his speedy recovery. The doctors are treating him and are doing their best. Thanks to all the well wishers for their continued love and support. Please ignore any rumour/fake news being circulated. Please pray for him."
Earlier, PM Narendra Modi had contacted the comedian’s wife to enquire about his health and assured of all necessary help. This apart, even Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also had spoken to his family to inquire about his health condition.
On the professional front, Raju is active in the entertainment industry since late 1980s. He received recognition after participating in the first season of the stand-up comedy show "The Great Indian Laughter Challenge" in 2005. He has also worked in movies like Bombay to Goa and the super hit Bollywood film, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and several other iconic movies.