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Gadkari collapses at Maharashtra function, BJP says his condition 'stable'

Nitin Gadkari started feeling uneasy, lost his balance and collapsed on the dais

Nitin Gadkari  |  Bharatiya Janata Party  |  Bjp

IANS  |  Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) 

Nitin Gadkari
Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari. File photo: PTI

Union Minister for Shipping fainted and collapsed during a function in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, on Friday.

The incident occurred when he was standing with other dignitaries for the Anthem at the convocation function of the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV) Agricultural University.

Gadkari started feeling uneasy, lost his balance and collapsed on the dais. Maharashtra Governor C V Rao and some others rushed to prevent him from falling.   

He was examined by a team of medicos and his condition was described as "stable" by colleagues.   

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 13:26 IST