Union Health Minister JP Nadda escapes unhurt in lift mishap

Hyderabad: Union Health Minister J P Nadda and five others, including two Telangana BJP legislators, escaped unhurt when a lift in the party office here fell from the ground floor to the cellar.

Nadda and the five others boarded the lift in the ground floor to go to the fourth floor, but it suddenly came down with a loud noise, BJP MLC Ramachandra Rao, who was inside the elevator, told PTI.

Policemen and party activists brought them out safely and none sustained any injuries, he said.

The reason for the lift falling was not known immediately and that the matter would be looked into, Raosaid.

Nadda was here to attend an event organised in connection with new Telangana BJP President K Laxman assuming charge today.

Along with Nadda, Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Bandaru Dattatreya also attended a public meeting organised on the occasion. PTI SJR RSY VMN