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07 Dec 2018

Maharashtra: Nitin Gadkari faints on stage during public event

Nitin Gadkari faints on stage in Maharashtra

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, fainted during a public event in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, today.

The 61-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party leader, after recovery, took to Twitter to explain that the incident occurred due to low sugar in his body.

Gadkari fainted at the convocation of the agriculture university at Rahuri while the national anthem was being sung, an official said.

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Nitin Gadkari faints on stage in Maharashtra

Here is a video of the incident

'I've been attended by doctors and I'm doing well now'

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Gadkari's blood pressure was checked; he later flew to Nagpur

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Gadkari's blood pressure was checked; he later flew to Nagpur

A video of the event shows Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who was standing beside him, supporting him while he fainted.

Gadkari was examined by a team of doctors present.

His blood pressure was checked and he remained on his chair for about 10 minutes, after which he walked to the nearby helipad.

The minister later flew to his hometown Nagpur as per schedule.

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