Chhattisgarh: Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi’s health further deteriorated on Friday, after he suffered major cardiac arrest yet again. This marks as the third cardiac arrest in the last three days.

Dr. Sunil Khemka,Director of Shri Narayana hospital where Jogi is admitted said that “Ajit Jogi’s situation is very critical. What will happen next cannot be said. The team of doctors is constantly treating them. His BP is going up and down, which is a problem.”

Jogi was admitted to the Shree Narayana Hospital on May 9 after he suffered a cardiac and respiratory arrest. According to doctors, a sweet tamarind seed got stuck in Jogi’s  windpipe.

A bureaucrat-turned politician, Jogi had served as the first  Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh from November 2000 to November 2003 in then Congress government, after the state was carved out from Madhya Pradesh.