Lucknow | Jagran News Desk: Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted again at the Medanta hospital on Sunday night after he complained of stomach pain.

This is the second time in the past five days that the 80-year-old has been admitted to the hospital following health issues.

The Samajwadi Party (SP) founder was hospitalised on Wednesday due to chronic constipation. He had also undergone colonoscopy. He was later discharged on Saturday.

"There is swelling in his intestines but he is stable and should recover soon. Gastro-surgeon are monitoring his health," said Director of the Medanta Dr Rakesh Kapoor said, as quoted by news agency IANS.

Meanwhile, Pragatisheel SP Lohia chief Shivpal Singh Yadav said Mulayam's health was fine and urged the people to pray for his long life.

"For the last 2-3 days, many well-wishers were worried about the health of Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is the source of inspiration and energy to all of us. 'Netaji ji' is healthy by the grace of God. Pray to God that Neta ji lives long and stays healthy and keeps giving direction to the country and society," Mulayam's brother Shivpal tweeted in Hindi.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma