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DCW chief Swati Maliwal hospitalised after health deteriorates during hunger strike

Swati Maliwal has been on a hunger strike for over 10 days and was sitting at the Samta Sthal near Raj Ghat. On Saturday night, when her condition deteriorated, doctors advised her to go to the hospital, but she refused to budge.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: December 15, 2019 10:58:55 am
Swati Maliwal hunger strike, Swati Maliwal hospitalised, Swati Maliwal, Swati Maliwal at lnjp hospital, delhi city news On Sunday morning, DCW chief Swati Maliwal was taken to LNJP Hospital after she fainted. (ANI)

Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal, who was on a hunger strike to demand capital punishment for rapists within six months of their conviction, was taken to a hospital after she lost consciousness on Sunday morning.

Maliwal has been on a hunger strike for over 10 days and was sitting at the Samta Sthal near Raj Ghat.

On Saturday night, when her condition deteriorated, doctors advised her to go to the hospital, but she refused to budge.

On Sunday morning, she was taken to LNJP Hospital after she fainted.

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