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Fmr Raj CM Gehlot escapes unhurt after stage collapses

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Former Chief Minister escaped unhurt when a makeshift stage collapsed at a public function in Tonk district.

Gehlot along with former union minister Namonarin Meena and other local leaders were sitting on the dais and when the function was over, their supporters got on to the stage to take pictures with them and due to overloading it collapsed yesterday, police said.

They were taken to a hospital for a medical checkup.

"The tests were normal though Meena received mild bruises and Gehlot had muscle strain in the leg," Dr Lunawat of Saadat hospital said.

Later, Gehlot left for

He was in Tonk to attend a programme organised by Mali community Mahadev Vali.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 18:57 IST