Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat hospitalised due to high blood pressure, advised rest

14 January 2017, 12:39 PM
A file photo of Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.
A file photo of Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.

Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat was hospitalised on Tuesday after his blood pressure shot up and he complained of pain in the neck with doctors attending him advising him rest.

The 69-year-old CM was rushed to the Doon Medical College and Hospital for check-up. 

However, the chief minister was discharged and brought back to his residence at Bijapur Guest House after being advised rest by the doctors.

Rawat was at the hospital for nearly an hour. The chief minister had sustained a neck injury in a flight to Delhi in June 2014.

First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 05:43 PM
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