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Ajit Jogi, former Chhattisgarh CM, critical after cardiac arrest

Ajit Jogi cardiac arrest: The hospital further said that as per the information gathered from his family, the wheelchair-bound politician was in his garden in the morning and had tamarind before the cardiac arrest.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: May 9, 2020 8:45:47 pm
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Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi has been admitted to a private hospital in Raipur after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home on Saturday. His condition remains critical and is on ventilator support.

“Former chief minister Ajit Jogi was admitted to the hospital at around 12:30 pm, following a cardiac arrest. His condition is critical and he is on ventilator support,” read a statement from the Shree Narayana Hospital.

The hospital further said that as per the information gathered from his family, the wheelchair-bound politician was in his garden in the morning and had tamarind before the cardiac arrest.

A bureaucrat-turned politician, Jogi had served as the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh from November 2000 to November 2003 in then Congress government, after the state came into existence.

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Jogi parted ways with the Congress in 2016 after he and his son got embroiled in a controversy over a by-election. Later, he quit the Congress and formed Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J).

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