Union Minister Naik hospitalised for brief period

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Panaji, April 19: Union Minister Sripad Naik was admitted to a hospital in Goa after his blood pressure shot up and has been discharged on Tuesday, April 19.

The AYUSH Minister was admitted to a government-run hospital in Ponda town last night after he felt uneasy at his ancestral house in Madkai village, family members said.

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Pradip Shinkre, Medical Superintendent of the government hospital in Ponda said that Naik was discharged this morning. Now, the Minister is visiting the Goa Medical College (GMC) to undergo a few tests, he added.

"Naik's blood pressure shot up following which the doctors advised him to get admitted," family members added. The 64-year-old MP, who represents North Goa Lok Sabha constituency, was scheduled to fly to New Delhi yesterday.

Naik, is a senior BJP leader from the coastal state and has been representing the constituency for over two decades.

PTI 

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