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Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur flown to Mumbai for treatment

March 06, 2021 19:46 IST

Bhopal MP and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pragya Singh Thakur was on Saturday airlifted to Mumbai for treatment after she complained of uneasiness, her aide said.


IMAGE: Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur being taken to Mumbai after she complained of breathing problem, will be admitted to Kokilaben hospital, according to her office. Photograph: ANI

Thakur complained of uneasiness around 3 pm and was taken to the airport from her residence in Bhopal and rushed to Mumbai in a state aircraft, her aide Sandeep Shrivastava told PTI.

She was being admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai, he added.

Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, had recently got exemption from daily appearance in the court in Mumbai on the grounds of ill-health and security issues.

She had been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi for some health issues after the recent Parliament session concluded and returned to Bhopal on March 1, Shrivastava said.

Her lawyer J P Mishra told PTI in Mumbai that she was being admitted to a hospital in the city.

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