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Gadkari faints at public event, doing well now

ANI  |  Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) [India] 

Hours after he fainted at a public event here on Friday, Union for Road Transport and Highways informed that he is doing well now.

Informing about his condition and thanking his well-wishers, tweeted: "Had slight medical condition due to low sugar. I have been attended by doctors and I am doing well now. I thank all of you for all the well wishes."

had gone to attend a convocation ceremony of an agricultural university in Rahuri earlier in the day and fainted while the anthem was being sung.

Gadkari was reportedly standing on the stage when he suffered a spell of dizziness. Governor was standing alongside the when he suddenly collapsed. Immediately, guests and security personnel rushed to assist him.

As per reports, the was shifted to a nearby hospital for immediate medical assistance.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 15:22 IST