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BJP leader Babul Supriyo injured in road accident, admitted to Aiims

File image of BJP leader Babul Supriyo. Getty Images

File image of BJP leader Babul Supriyo. Getty Images

Union Urban Development Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo met with a road accident after a car hit him while he was riding his motorcycle in Delhi on Friday.

The Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation was rushed to Aiims and is out of danger.

He received injuries in his elbow and is being treated for that, sources in Aiims said, adding his condition is stable. Supriyo, who received injuries to his hand and chest, is said to be in stable condition, doctors said.  "Babul Supriyo has been admitted to Aiims. However, there is nothing to worry as he received only minor injuries," said a senior doctor at Aiims.

He said that Supriyo was driving a two-wheeler when he got injured near Moti Bagh. The exact cause is not clear.

"He will be under observation for some time before getting released," the doctor said.

According to media reports, he was on his way heading towards IGI Airport to receive his daughter and got hit by a car hit when he suddenly lost control over the two-wheeler and hit the rear side of an SUV, a senior police officer said.

With inputs from PTI

Updated Date: May 07, 2016 09:05 AM

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