Union Minister admitted to city hospital due to chest pain

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Chennai, Oct 17 (UNI) Union Minister for Panchayat Raj, Youth Affairs and Sports Mani Shankar Aiyar was admitted to the Apollo hospital this afternoon, after he complained of chest pain.

Mr Aiyar, who was camping in his Mayiladuthurai Lok Sabha constituency in Thanjavur district for the last three days, arrived at the airport on his way to Delhi, when he suffered chest pain and was rushed to the private hospital.

Hospital sources said he was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for cardiac problems. A senior Cardiologist is monitoring his health condition, the sources added.

Mr Aiyar, who came from Tiruchirapalli by the IC-994 flight, suffered chest pain on board. After he landed, Airport doctors examined him and suggested that he should be taken to Apollo for examination.

Mr Aiyar was brought in a wheel chair to his car, while being taken to the hospital.

UNI

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