Union minister Nitin Gadkari fainted today at an political event in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Gadkari was present on a stage when he fainted and within seconds he fell down.Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, who was also sharing the stage , caught hold of Gadkari.
Gadkari was then immediate taken to a hospital. Reports suggested that Gadkari was in Ahmednagar for the convocation ceremony of the Mahatma Phule Agricultural University.
Before falling down Gadkari addressed the ceremony and returned to his seat but a few moments later when Gadkari stood up for the national anthem, he all of a sudden fainted and almost fell down.
Here is a video share by local news channel TV9 Marathi shows Gadkari sitting on a chair and people gathered around him.
It took full 10 minutes before Gadkari's condition improved. Reports said that he was fed a sweet and was given some water before being taken to a hospital.
Now Nitin Gadkari's condition is said to be stable and doctors are evaluating his physical condition. The initial suspicion is that Nitin Gadkari fainted due to low blood sugar levels.
Worth mention here Nitin Gadkari is the minister for road transport and highways as well as shipping and water Resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation. For those who don’t know Gadkari is seen to be among the most meticulous ministers of the PM, Narendra Modi led cabinet.