NCP chief Pawar injures leg, taken to Mumbai

  • HT Correspondent and Agencies, New Delhi
  • Updated: Dec 03, 2014 20:59 IST

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, was injured and reportedly sustained fractures during morning walk at his Delhi residence on Wednesday. He is likely to undergo a surgical procedure for the hip injury. Pawar was brought to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai by an air ambulance from Delhi.

Pawar slipped during his usual morning walk at his Janpath bungalow, they said, but did not elaborate further on his condition. Pawar, who left Congress and formed Nationalist Congress Party in 1999, is currently a member of Rajya Sabha.

He is a three-time chief minister of Maharashtra and a former Union minister.

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