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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal hospitalised in Mumbai after complains of stomach pain; stable

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Was Hospitalised In A Mumbai Private Hospital After He Complained Of Severe Stomach Pain. Earlier, He Had Visited Suburban Elphinstone Road And Currey Road Stations To Take Stock Of Ongoing Construction Of The Foot Over Bridges By The Army

PTI | Updated on: 28 Nov 2017, 08:08:26 AM
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal (File Photo)


Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was hospitalised on Monday after he complained of uneasiness but was doing "fine" now, a senior railway official said.

Before hospitalisation, Goyal visited suburban Elphinstone Road and Currey Road stations to take stock of ongoing construction of the Foot Over Bridges (FOBs) by the Army.

Goyal complained of uneasiness after addressing a review meeting of senior Central and Western Railway officials at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus on Monday evening.

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"After holding a review meeting with the officials,the minister complained of uneasiness due to acidity. Anambulance was called as part of protocol though he was fitenough to walk and preferred to travel in his own vehicle,"the official.

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"He (Goyal) has been admitted to a private hospital and is fine now," he added. Goyal did not attend a scheduled press conference due to ill health.

"Visited Elphinstone Road railway station and reviewed the progress of foot overbridge's construction. The Army has been working tirelessly to build the infrastructure within the given timeline," Goyal said in a tweet on Monday night.

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First Published : 28 Nov 2017, 08:04:17 AM