Union minister Shripad Naik, who was injured in a highway accident in Karnataka, underwent a number of surgical procedures on the Goa Medical Faculty and Hospital (GMCH) close to right here through the night time, a senior official from the hospital mentioned on Tuesday. The well being situation of the minister is steady, the official mentioned.
Naik (68) underwent surgical procedures for fractures on each fingers and a leg, he mentioned. The Union minister obtained accidents, whereas his spouse Vijaya and an aide died on Monday when their automobile met with the accident close to Ankola in Uttar Kannada district, whereas he was returning to dwelling state Goa from Dharmasthala in neighbouring Karnataka.
Naik, the BJP MP from North Goa and at the moment Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH, was shifted to the GMCH close to Panaji round 11.10 pm, sources earlier mentioned. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday night time mentioned Naik’s situation was vital earlier, however now he’s “steady”.
“A crew of docs led by Dean of GMCH Dr Shivanand Bandekar is treating him. We’re giving him the perfect medical care, the chief minister mentioned. Well being Minister Vishwajit Rane mentioned one other medical crew is on a standby to make sure finest therapy for Naik.
The Karnataka police earlier mentioned that Naik, alongside together with his spouse, private assistant Deepak, his shut confidante Sai Kiran, gunman and the driving force have been heading from Yallapur to Gokarna on Monday night time. On the way in which, the driving force misplaced management over the automobile close to Hosakambi village in Ankola Taluk of Uttara Kannada and the car overturned, they mentioned.
“It was not a collision between automobiles. Prima facie it seems to be the case of the driving force shedding management of the automobile,” a police officer instructed .