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K’taka Congress meeting in Mangaluru canceled due to Oscar Fernandes’s health condition

11:59 AM Jul 22, 2021 | Team Udayavani

Mangaluru: As Veteran party leader and Rajya Sabha member, Oscar Fernandes continues to be critical, the Karnataka Congress has called off its meeting scheduled to be held in Mangaluru on Friday, July 23.

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Karnataka Congress Presh Committee President also enquired about Oscar’s health condition.

Oscar Fernandes was admitted into a private hospital here after he suffered a head injury due to a fall when practicing Yoga at his home.

Oscar’s wife, son, and daughter along with relatives have stayed back in the hospital to take care of the 80-year-old ailing leader who is in the intensive care unit.

National level leaders of the Congress including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi called Oscar’s family over phone to keep updated about his health condition and wish him well. On Wednesday, July 20 leaders like M B Patil and H K Patil visited the hospital.

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Veteran Congress leader B Janardhana Poojary also visited the hospital. Despite his health condition, Poojary went to the hospital in a wheelchair to enquire about the health condition of the senior Congress leader.

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