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Hooda's condition better, discharged from hospital

chandigarh Updated: May 17, 2012 13:59 IST
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Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who was admitted to a hospital here last night after his blood sugar level fluctuated, has been discharged this morning.

"He was discharged this morning and his condition is much better now. Soon, he will resume his normal routine," former union minister and Congress MLA from Ambala, Venod Sharma, who had accompanied Hooda to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMER), said today.

Haryana speaker Kuldeep Sharma, a number of Haryana ministers, Punjab's leader of Opposition, Sunil Jakhar, were among those who called on Hooda at his residence after he was discharged from the hospital.

PGIMER Director YK Chawla and a team of hospital doctors had attended on Hooda when he was brought there.

Asked how he was feeling now, 65-year-old Hooda, who launched a membership drive of the state Youth Congress from the party office here, told reporters that he was alright now.

The chief minister sought to play down the health problem he suffered last night, saying a big issue had been made out of a minor thing.

Referring to reports in a section of the electronic media, Hooda said, "Some flashed that I had suffered a pain in the chest while others mentioned that my blood pressure had
shot up".

"It is true that I have pain in my chest, but that is for the people, for whose welfare me and my government are committed to," he said.

Haryana Congress president Phool Chand Mullana said, "He is fine now as you can see".