Jamshedpur / Ranchi: Senior JMM leader and transport minister Champai Soren was moved to a Chennai-based hospital in a special plane from Sonari aerodrome of Jamshedpur. Soren (67) was admitted to the Tata Main Hospital after his blood sugar level had shot up excessively on January 14.
According to sources, as there was no remarkable improvement in his sugar level, the doctors in the Tata Main Hospital referred him to DMS, Chennai this morning.
Chief Minister Hemant Soren on social media said that the minister has been airlifted to Chennai for better medical treatment. He said that due to ill health the minister was being treated at TMH Jamshedpur. He has prayed to the almighty for his speedy recovery A close friend of the minister said that the minister gets very little time for sleep which is the main reason behind the fluctuations in the sugar level intermittently.
The minister was remaining excessively busy meeting his supporters during the Makar Sankranti festival for the past three-four days, causing him to get sick. East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, Vijaya Jadhav was present at the aerodrome along with several other senior administrative officers and officials from Tata Steel while Soren was flown from here. A large number of JMM activists were also present on the occasion.