Mumbai mayor hospitalised for kidney stone, condition stable

Mumbai, Jun 29 (PTI) Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar was on Monday hospitalised for kidney stone after she complained of shooting pain and her condition was stable, an official said.

A close aide of the mayor said she had been suffering from kidney stones for a long time.

Pednekar, a Shiv Sena corporator, has to continuously interact with people, medical staff etc as part of official duties as mayor, the aide said.

A former nurse, she had donned the uniform again in April to make the rounds of hospitals as a mark of support to frontline staff combating the coronavirus outbreak.

She tested negative for the virus in April after some journalists, who had interacted with her at a function, were detected with the infection. PTI KK BNM BNM