Pawar faints in Lok Sabha reported to be fine

By: | Updated: 13 Mar 2012 01:52 AM

Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar was on Tuesday taken ill in
the Lok Sabha where he felt a bit dizzy just after conclusion of the
Question Hour.

Pawar, 71, was taken away in an official car from the Parliament premises
accompanied by his daughter and Baramati MP Supriya Sule and Union
minister Praful Patel.

An ambulance was waiting for Pawar but he chose to leave Parliament in an
official car.

"Mr Pawar complained of dizziness," minister of state in the PMO V
Narayanasamy said.

There were reports that the NCP chief fainted in the lobby of the Lok
Sabha but this were not immediately confirmed. Pawar had answered a number
of supplementaries on questions related to agriculture during the Question
Hour in the Lok Sabha.

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First Published: 13 Mar 2012 01:52 AM
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