Former union minister Arun Shourie hospitalised

NEW DELHI: Former Union minister and noted journalist Arun Shourie was admitted in a Pune hospital on Sunday after he suffered a head injury, The Indian Express reported.

The 78-year-old leader fainted at his home in Lavasa following which he was admitted to the Ruby Hall Clinic.

“According to the relatives, Shourie had walked ten rounds and felt giddy,” Sachin Gandhi, a neurosurgeon at Ruby Hall Clinic said. “He fainted and had a free fall at around 5.45 pm.”

“He is stable now and is under observation at the hospital,” the Medical Director of the facility said about Shourie,reported ANI news agency.