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On brink of losing voice, Sidhu advised rest

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

has been advised complete rest for up to five days after he injured his vocal chords during an exhaustive 17-day election campaign for candidates in poll-bound states. He addressed over 70 public rallies.

During this period, also travelled to for three days for the groundbreaking foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor.'

"The exhaustive schedule has injured his vocal cords. The doctors have told him that he was on the brink of losing his voice and have suggested complete three to five days rest," an official said here on Thursday.

"The continuous helicopter and has been detrimental to his health as he is on an embolism (obstruction of an artery, typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble) treatment, he had suffered a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) due to excess air travel some years ago. He has undergone a series of haematology (blood) tests which require sincere evaluation," said the

Sidhu, according to the spokesperson, "has gone to an undisclosed location" for a complete check up and recovery. "He is being administered specialized medication, along with breathing exercises and physiotherapy."

The was a from from 2004 to 2014. He joined the in January 2017, just days ahead of Assembly polls.



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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 15:22 IST