He was admitted to the same hospital and later shifted to another heart hospital. Prasad died on Sunday night. Rajendra Singh, who inspected the hospital on Sunday, reportedly expressed unhappiness over the poor state of affairs. When the minister was briefing media persons, the hospital superintendent began sweating and fell unconscious.  

According to the hospital sources, Prasad had suffered mild heart attacks twice in the past and a pace maker had been inserted. Sources also said that the superintendent was under intense pressure over the minister's visit.

The health minister has taken a tough stand over the poor condition of government hospitals in the state.

(Agencies)

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