Vilasrao Desmukh's condition is critical and he is being closely monitored by doctors. The Union Science and Technology Minister is admitted to the Global Hospital in Chennai with a liver ailment hospital sources said on Tuesday. A Mumbai doc on condition of anonymity said that Vilasrao's liver ailment was detected over a year ago during a routine check-up. It seems like the former Maharasthra CM will need to undergo a liver transplant. Our information is that Deshmukh had gone abroad for check-up on two to three occasions and there had been a marked improvement in his condition the doctor said.