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PIX: Police ends Jagan's fast in jail; shifts him to hospital

August 30, 2013 11:15 IST

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Police on late on Thursday night broke the five-day-old indefinite hunger strike of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, at the Chanchalguda jail in Hyderabad and got him shifted to a government hospital.

As his health deteriorated, Jagan was shifted to the Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad around 11.50 pm in a bullet-proof vehicle amidst heavy security from the jail.

“A health check-up has been done and his glucose level is decreasing while blood pressure and pulse rate are normal,” a senior jail official told PTI, adding that he was shifted to the hospital for specialised treatment.

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Image: Police shift Jaganmohan Reddy top hospital after it ended his five-day hunger strike inside Chanchalguda jail
Photographs: SnapsIndia

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Jagan's mother Y S Vijayamma and other party leaders rushed to the jail and subsequently to the hospital.

Amid reports that Jagan may be shifted to hospital, a large number of supporters gathered at the Chanchalguda Jail even as police tightened security around the jail and barricaded roads near it.

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Image: Jagan's mother and wife rush to the hospital late on Thursday night
Photographs: SnapsIndia

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The jailed Kadapa MP, who has been lodged at the Chanchalguda Central Prison since May last year after his arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation on corruption charges, launched an indefinite fast seeking "justice for Seemandhra people" last Sunday.


Image: Police personnel try to disperse Jagan's supporters and mediapersons at the Osamania hospital
Photographs: SnapsIndia

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