MH-LD GADKARIPTI | Mumbai | Updated: 07-12-2018 14:51 IST | Created: 07-12-2018 14:51 IST
fainted during a public event in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar
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," Gadkari tweeted.
Gadkari fainted at the convocation of the agriculture
university at Rahuri while the national anthem was being sung,
a official said.
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 chair for about 10 minutes, after which he walked to his
vehicle and proceeded to the nearby helipad.
The minister later flew to his home town Nagpur as per
schedule, an aide of the minister told PTI.