Sharad Pawar in hospital after abdominal pain, to undergo surgery

The development comes amid speculation that Pawar (80) met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at a top industrialist's residence in Ahmedabad on Saturday

Sharad Pawar in hospital after abdominal pain, to undergo surgery

Sharad Pawar. PTI file

Mumbai, March 29

NCP chief Sharad Pawar will undergo surgery at a hospital here after it was diagnosed that he has gall bladder issue, a minister of his party in the Maharashtra government said here on Monday.

"Our party president Sharad Pawar saheb was feeling a little uneasy due to a pain in his abdomen last evening and was therefore taken to Breach Candy Hospital for a check-up. Upon diagnosis it came to light that he has a problem in his Gall Bladder," Nawab Malik tweeted.

"He is on Blood Thinning Medication which is now being stopped due to this issue. He will be admitted to the hospital on the 31st of March 2021 and an Endoscopy and Surgery will be conducted. Hence all his programmes stand cancelled until further notice," the minister added.

The development comes amid speculation that Pawar (80) met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at a top industrialist's residence in Ahmedabad on Saturday.

At a press conference in New Delhi on Sunday, Shah parried a query on the purported meeting, saying everything could not be made public.

Malik, whose party shares power in Maharashtra with the Shiv Sena and Congress, had said no such meeting took place, adding there is an attempt to create confusion by spreading such rumours. PTI

Top Stories

Bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims found floating in Ganges in Bihar

Bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims found floating in Ganges in Bihar

District administration claim corpses came with flow of rive...

Central Vista: HC to take up early hearing plea to stop work on Tuesday

Central Vista: HC to take up early hearing plea to stop work on Tuesday

Petitioners had contended that the project was not an essent...

34 teachers die due to Covid in 18 days at AMU

34 teachers die due to Covid in 18 days at AMU

ICMR to study ‘variant'

Centre to SC on vax policy: No judicial interference needed, trust wisdom of executive

Centre to SC on vax policy: No judicial interference needed, trust wisdom of executive

'Any overzealous, though well-meaning judicial intervention ...

Did China 'intentionally release' coronaviruses?

Did China 'intentionally release' coronaviruses?

Reports suggest China probed weaponising coronaviruses five ...

Cities

View All