Nitin Gadkari Faints On Stage During Public Event In Maharashtra

| December 7 , 2018 , 15:58 IST

Union minister Nitin Gadkari reportedly fainted due to low blood sugar during a public event in Maharashtra on Friday.

Nitin Gadkari was at the convocation of the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV) Agricultural University in Ahmednagar district, on his feet for the national anthem, when he fainted on stage.

A video showed the minister felt uneasy as he stood for the anthem and collapsed on the dais.

Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who was present there helped him get up. Mr Gadkari was then examined by doctors.

The minister's aide said he is back to his regular schedule. He left for Shirdi soon after the episode.

Mr Gadkari also took to his twitter account and informed that he was better, "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."