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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat Hospitalised, Advised Rest by Doctors

File photo of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat. (PTI)

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was hospitalised on Tuesday after his blood pressure shot up and he complained of pain in the neck with doctors attending on him advising him rest.

The 69-year-old CM was rushed to the Doon Medical College and Hospital after his blood pressure shot up suddenly and he felt pain in his neck, Rawat’s media incharge Surendra Kumar said.

However, the chief minister was discharged and brought back to his residence at Bijapur Guest House after being advised rest by the doctors, Kumar said.

Rawat was at the hospital for nearly an hour, he said.

The chief minister had sustained a neck injury in a flight to Delhi in June 2014.