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Nitin Gadkari faints on stage at university convocation

The minister is being examined by doctors, an official said

By PTI in Mumbai

  • Published 7.12.18, 2:09 PM
  • Updated 7.12.18, 2:09 PM
Nitin Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari The Telegraph file picture

Union minister Nitin Gadkari fainted during a public event in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district on Friday, an official said.

He was attending the convocation of an agriculture university in Rahuri, and fell unconscious while the National Anthem was being sung, the official said.

Maharashtra governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who was present there, helped him get up.

Gadkari is being examined by doctors, the official added. 

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