Arun Shourie hospitalised in Pune; former Union minister received minor head injury after he fainted

Arun 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

Press Trust of India December 02, 2019 17:23:23 IST
Arun Shourie hospitalised in Pune; former Union minister received minor head injury after he fainted
  • Arun Shourie, 78, fainted late Sunday night and was rushed to a private hospital, a doctor said

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

  • Shourie is a former Rajya Sabha member from the BJ) and was Union minister for communications, information technology and disinvestment in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government

Pune: Former Union minister Arun Shourie sustained a minor head injury after he fainted and has been admitted to a hospital in Pune, 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 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
and was Union minister for communications, information technology and disinvestment in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government during 1999- 2004.

A prolific writer, he has also served as an economist with the World Bank during 1967-1978. He was also the Editor of The Indian Express.

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