Ex-Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi in Coma, Day After Being Hospitalised

The JCC leader collapsed in the garden of his house and was rushed to the hospital around 12:30 pm on Saturday.

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Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi slipped into coma on Sunday, 10 May, a day after suffering a cardiac arrest, reported PTI quoting a doctor.

“Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi is in a coma, his condition is critical. It will be ascertained in the next 48 hours how his body is responding to medicines.”
Shree Narayana Hospital, Raipur

Earlier, on Saturday, he was put on a ventilator, with his condition being critical, the Shree Narayana Hospital in Raipur had said, reported ANI.

According to Hindustan Times, the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC) leader collapsed in the garden of his house and was rushed to the hospital around 12:30 pm on Saturday.

In a tweet, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that he spoke to the 74-year-old leader's son Amit Jogi regarding his health.

"I wish him a speedy recovery," Baghel said.

(With inputs from ANI, PTI)

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