Union minister of state for defence Shripad Naik was injured late on Monday, whereas his spouse Vijaya died after the automotive they have been travelling in met with an accident at Hosakambi village of Ankola taluk in Karnataka’s Uttar Kannada district. Officials mentioned that Naik’s shut aide and RSS pracharak Deepak Dube has additionally been killed in the accident.
There have been 4 occupants in the automotive, who have been travelling from Yellapur to Gokarna, they mentioned. Sources have instructed News18 that Naik is essential and rushed to Goa Medical College (GMC).
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant and state well being minister arrived on the hospital after Prime Minister Narendra Modi dialled the CM to guarantee correct preparations for Naik’s remedy. Union minister’s son has additionally reached.
“He is out of hazard and his well being situation is secure. Two minor surgical procedures can be carried out on him tonight. As of now, there isn’t a requirement to shift him to Delhi for remedy,” Sawant instructed reporters.
Meanwhile, Deputy commissioner of Uttara Kannada Harish Kumar has arrived on the hospital the place the motive force is admitted, a supply mentioned, including that they’d gone on a “non-public programme” in Yellapur and have been on their means to Gokarna for a temple go to.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh additionally spoke to Sawant about speedy medical remedy of Naik (68). “I’m shocked and extraordinarily saddened by the information of the Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik being injured in a street accident. I’ve had a dialog with the Chief Minister of Goa Shri Pramod Sawant. The state authorities is correctly managing the remedy of Shripadji,” Singh tweeted in Hindi. Sources mentioned Singh mentioned with the Goa chief minister the choice of bringing Naik to Delhi for higher remedy, if required.
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa condoled the demise of Naik’s spouse and conveyed his needs for Naik’s speedy restoration. “Shocked to know that the automotive which Union Minister Shripad Naik ji was travelling met with an accident in Uttara Kannada and the demise of his spouse. My heartfelt condolences on the tragic demise of Smt Naik and prayers for the speedy restoration of Shri Naik and these injured,” Yediyurappa mentioned.
“Shocked to hear Hon Union Minister @shripadynaik has met with an accident close to Ankola and his spouse who was travelling with him has tragically died. My deepest condolences to their household and mates. Praying for quick restoration of Shripadji and hope he might be out of hazard quickly,” Karnataka income minister RV Deshpande tweeted.