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Parrikar was considering AYUSH treatment: Minister

IANS  |  Panaji 

Ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently undergoing advanced in a New York hospital, was in touch with some specialist AYUSH doctors, before his medical condition reached a stage of "emergency" and he had to leave for the US, a said on Saturday.

"He was in talks with some of our specialist doctors, but in the midst of this he had to leave in an emergency," for AYUSH told a press conference here on Saturday, adding that Parrikar "believed" in the efficacy of AYUSH treatment.

Naik, a member from North and Parrikar's political peer in the state, said he had personally spoken to Parrikar to try AYUSH treatment to cure his ailment.

Parrikar is currently undergoing advanced in a He was shifted to the US in March, a month after he was first admitted in a for stomach pain, which was subsequently diagnosed as

AYUSH stands for alternative forms of medicine, including Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Sidda and Homoeopathy, which are being aggressively promoted by the Centre's government as alternatives to the allopathic medicine.



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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 19:28 IST