The health condition of Union Minister Shripad Naik is stable and he is undergoing treatment at Goa Medical College and Hospital in Bambolim. He was injured in a car accident in Karnataka last evening. Mr Naik, who is the Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent) and Minister of State for Defence was shifted to a hospital in Goa late night for further treatment.
Union Minister’s wife Vijaya and helper Deepak died in the mishap. The incident took place near Hosakambi village of Ankola taluk in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka.
Talking to reporters, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said, the Union Minister suffered a fracture to his leg and will undergo minor surgery.
Earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Goa Chief Minister to ensure proper arrangements for the treatment of Union Minister Shripad Naik.
Karnataka Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa has expressed shock over the demise of the Union Minister’s wife and prayed for the early recovery of Mr Naik.
President Ram Nath Kovind today spoke to Chief Minister of Goa Dr Pramod Sawant to inquire about the health of Union Minister Sripad Naik. Mr Naik was critically injured in a road accident yesterday that claimed lives of his wife Vijaya Naik and his personal aide. Mr Kovind conveyed condolence and prayed for speedy recovery of Mr Naik.
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