Former Maha CM Manohar Joshi hospitalised

07:48 PM May 23, 2023 | Team Udayavani |

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi has been hospitalized due to a decline in his health condition.


Joshi was admitted to Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai’s Mahim area on Monday night. According to the ANI report, the hospital officials said that Joshi is currently in the ICU and being managed medically.

Shiv Sena (UBT) head and former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his wife Rashmi Thackeray visited the hospital to inquire about his health on Tuesday.

“Dr Manohar Joshi, ex-CM Maharashtra has been admitted to PD Hinduja Hospital on May 22 in an emergency in a semicoma, breathing on his own, not on a ventilator. He has complications from a brain tumour. He is currently in the ICU, being managed medically. He is stable, but continues to need critical management,” the hospital said in a statement.

At present, no medical bulletin related to his health has been released.


Joshi, 85, has served in several capacities including as a Mayor of Mumbai, as an MLA, Maharashtra Chief Minister from 1995 to 1999 and Lok Sabha Speaker from 2002 to 2004.

(with ANI inputs)


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