Sharad Pawar faints in Parliament

Pawar,71,was taken away in an official car from the Parliament premises.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: March 13, 2012 1:29 pm

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar was today 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.

“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 was 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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