Watch: Nitin Gadkari faints on stage during event in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar, rushed to hospital

By: | Updated: December 7, 2018 4:05 PM

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari fainted while he was on stage during an event in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district today.

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari fainted while he was on stage during an event in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district today. He was taken to the hospital immediately where his condition is said to be stable, India Today reported.

The minister was attending the convocation ceremony at the Mahatma Phule Agriculture Vidyapeeth in Ahmednagar. A video of the incident showed Gadkari standing on stage with Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and other diginitaries. The minister was aided by the Governor as he appeared to be losing consciousness. Rao caught hold of Gadkari by his hand and helped get him seated on a chair placed right behind him.

The minister addressed the function and returned to his seat. After some time when he stood up for the national anthem, he started losing consciousness and almost fell down. Praying for his quick recovery, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje tweeted, “Heard Shri @nitin_gadkari ji is not well. Praying for his quick recovery and good health. Get well soon”.

Minutes later, Gadkari took to Twitter saying he is well and had the medical condition due to low sugar. Thanking his well-wishers he tweeted, “Had slight medical condition due to low sugar. I have been attended by doctors and i am doing well now. I thank all of you for all the well wishes.”

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