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Gadkari faints on stage in Maha, attributes it to low sugar

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

fainted during a public event in Maharashtra's district Friday.

The 61-year-old BJP leader attributed the incident to low sugar in his body.

"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," tweeted.

fainted at the convocation of the agriculture university at Rahuri while the national anthem was being sung, a said.

A video grab of the event shows Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who was standing beside him, supporting him while he fainted.

Gadkari was examined by a team of doctors present at the venue. His blood pressure was checked and he remained on his for about 10 minutes, after which he walked to his vehicle and proceeded to the nearby helipad.

The later flew to his home town as per schedule, an of the told

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 14:50 IST