Union minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was admitted to a Chennai hospital on Monday in critical health condition, said doctors on Tuesday.
Deshmukh is currently on ventilator at Global Super Speciality Hospital.
The Union Science and Technology Minister is reportedly suffering from a serious liver ailment and multiple organ failure.
"Vilasrao Deshmukh is on ventilator support. He is critical. He is suffering from a serious liver ailment and multiple organ failure." said a senior doctor, who is treating the minister, on Tuesday.