Kejriwal fears Sisodia, Jain will be forced out of protests
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today expressed apprehension that his deputy Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain may be forced out of the L-G office, after a team of medical staff reached there for their health checkup.
Jain and Sisodia have been on an indefinite hunger-strike since Tuesday and Wednesday respectively at the L-G's office to press for their demands.
Kejriwal apprehensive about Sisodia, Jain being 'forced out'
Will stop drinking water if forcefully removed: Sisodia
Sisodia released a video from the L-G office and warned that if they are forcibly removed, they will stop drinking water too.
"Around 20-25 people have reached here. It seems that there is preparation to forcibly remove us. Don't try to end our fast as we are sitting on hunger strike for the people of Delhi," he says in the video.
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Team of cardiologist, nephrologist, endocrinologist among others visit the ministers
A senior official said that Jain has lost a couple of kilos, but there was no need of hospitalization.
"A regular team, including a doctor, a nurse and a helper, has been visiting to check on the ministers' health," he said.
He added that a specialist team consisting a cardiologist, nephrologist, endocrinologist and the medical head of LNJP Hospital visited them today afternoon.
Ketone detected in Jain's body, official says
The official while giving out health specifications said, "At 2.30 pm, his (Jain's) vitals were checked and his sugar level was 57 units (mg/dL). His blood pressure reading was 98/64, while the pulse reading was 70."
He added that however, ketone level (more than 3 units) has been detected in his body. In a normal condition, ketone should not be found.