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Nitin Gadkari faints while on stage at event in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra


Nitin Gadkari fainted while standing up for the national anthem at a convocation ceremony in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Gadkari was taken to a hospital

Nitin Gadkari faints while on stage at event in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

Nitin Gadkari’s condition is believed to be stable after he fainted at an event in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nitin Gadkari was attending a convocation ceremony of a univeristy
  • Gadkari fainted while he was standing up for the national anthem
  • Gadkari’s condition is believed to be stable

Union minister Nitin Gadkari fainted today at an event in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar. Gadkari was on a stage when he fainted and almost fell down.

Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, who was also on the stage, caught hold of Gadkari.

Gadkari was then taken to a hospital. Gadkari was then taken to a hospital. Gadkari was later discharged and he left for Shirdi.

Gadkari was in Ahmednagar for the convocation ceremony of the Mahatma Phule Agricultural University.

Gadkari addressed the ceremony and returned to his seat. A few moments later when Gadkari stood up for the national anthem, he suddenly fainted and almost fell down.

A video share by local news channel TV9 Marathi shows Gadkari sitting on a chair and people gathered around him.

It was a full 10 minutes before Gadkari’s condition improved. He was fed a sweet and was given some water before being taken to a hospital.

Nitin Gadkari’s condition is stable. The initial suspicion is that Nitin Gadkari faintined due to low blood sugar levels.

Nitin Gadkari is the minister for road transport and highways as well as shipping and water Resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation. Gadkari is seen to be among the most hardworking ministers of the Narendra Modi cabinet.

He won in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from the Nagpur constituency in Maharashtra.

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