Deshmukh critical: Chavan, Pawar leave for Chennai

Published: 08th August 2012 10:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th August 2012 03:48 PM   |  A+A-


Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar today left for Chennai, where Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh is "still critical" at a private hospital there, after being admitted for a liver-related ailment.

Chavan and Pawar left for Chennai soon after the state cabinet meeting here, sources said. An official at the Global Hospitals, where the 67-year-old Deshmukh is under treatment, today said the Congress leader is "still critical and continues to be under observation".

Meanwhile, people in Deshmukh's home town Latur today organised prayer meeting at the local Town Hall to wish their leader a speedy recovery.


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