Dehradun: Acharya Bal Krishna, a close associate of yoga guru Ramdev, was admitted to AIIMS in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand on Friday. Sources in Patanjali Yogpeeth said that Acharya Bal Krishna was first taken to a hospital in Haridwar, where he complained of chest pain. However, doctors there referred him to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh. It is reported that Baba Ramdev had also visited the hospital to see Balakrishna.

An AIIMS official said that Acharya Bal Krishna was being examined by doctors in the emergency ward. He told that Acharya Balakrishna was brought to AIIMS at 4.45 pm. After which he started treatment. When Acharya Balakrishna was brought to AIIMS, he was in a state of unconsciousness. At present, he is placed on 24-hour observation in the Incentive Care Department of AIIMS.