Union Minister Nitin Gadkari collapses at a function in Maharashtra 

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

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Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari fainted and collapsed during a function in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, on Friday, December 7.

The incident occurred when he was standing with other dignitaries for the National 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 CV 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 Bharatiya Janata Party colleagues.

Soon after, he tweeted saying that he had a slight medical condition due to his diabetic condition.

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Published: 7 Dec 2018, 2:06 PM
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