Minister DV Sadananda Gowda faints, rushed to Bengaluru hospital; is stable now | Bengaluru News – Times of India

CHITRADURGA/BENGALURU: There were anxious moments when Union chemicals and fertilizers minister DV Sadananda Gowda fainted after getting down from a car in Chitradurga in central Karnataka on Sunday.
Sources said the minister, who reportedly suffered from low sugar level, was rushed to a local hospital where he was administered first aid and given a glass of juice. After he was found normal, Gowda was rushed to Bengaluru —about 200km from Chitradurga —in an ambulance through a zero-traffic corridor for examination at a hospital in Hebbal. His condition is stable, doctors said.
DVS under observation for 24 hrs
In the night, the Bengaluru hospital said DV Sadananda Gowda was brought in by 4.45pm and his condition is stable. “He is under observation for 24 hours,” a hospital spokesperson said.
A doctor said the former chief minister’s blood parameters are normal and they have started treatment for his low sugar levels.
The 67-year-old leader, who attended the BJP executive committee meeting in Shivamogga on Saturday, was returning to Bengaluru. Sources said he was scheduled to break the journey for lunch at Chitradurga when he lost balance and fell.

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