The 72-year-old NCP leader was taken to hospital following high blood pressure, party spokesperson Nawab Malik said, adding that Pawar was on his way to attend Rashtrawadi Yuvati Congress programme at YB Chavan Centre.

He was later discharged.

Party sources said the leader underwent a routine check-up and that there was "nothing to worry and he is absolutely fine."

After being discharged, the Union minister headed for the Rashtrawadi Yuvati programme.

Pawar was accompanied by his wife Pratibha Pawar to the hospital.

(Agencies)

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Sharad Pawar admitted to hospital

 

Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar has been admitted to a Bombay hospital here following high blood pressure, party spokesperson Nawab Malik said.

 

Pawar, 72, was admitted to the hospital when he was on his way to attend the Rashtrawadi Yuvati Congress programme at the YB Chavan Centre here, he said.

 

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