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Former Union minister Arun Shourie faints, hospitalised in Pune

The 78-year-old former Union minister fainted late Sunday night following which he was rushed to the Ruby Hall Clinic Pune, he said.

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Pune Updated on: December 02, 2019 19:42 IST
Former Union minister Arun Shourie hospitalised
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Former Union minister Arun Shourie hospitalised

Former Union minister Arun Shourie sustained a minor head injury after he fainted and has been admitted to a hospital here, a doctor there said on Monday. Shourie, 78, fainted late Sunday night and was rushed to the private hospital, the doctor said.

The former MP received a minor head injury after he fainted, he added.

"All necessary tests have been performed and he is currently under observation. He is conscious," the doctor said.

Shourie is a former Rajya Sabha member from the BJP and was Union minister for communications, information technology and disinvestment in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government during 19992004. 

A prolific writer, he has also served as an economist with the World Bank during 1967-1978. 

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