Lucknow: Chhattisgarh Minister Ravindra Choubey was on Saturday admitted to a hospital in Lucknow of Uttar Pradesh after suffering a heart attack. No official word has been received on his health condition as of now.

“The 60-year old minister, who was staying at a hotel in Lucknow, complained of dehydration and uneasiness at around 9 am. He was rushed to Sahara Hospital there,” Choubey’s Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Praveen Shukla told PTI.

Choubey has been in UP to campaign for his party in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, he added.

“Doctors attending to him said that Choubey suffered a minor heart attack and has been kept under observation,” Shukla said, adding that his condition is said to be stable and improving.

He would be shifted to Medanta hospital in Gurugram later in the day for further treatment, the OSD added.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, who was also in Lucknow, visited the hospital and enquired about Choubey’s health before leaving for Ranchi, a Congress leader here said.

Choubey’s family has also left for Lucknow by a special plane, he added.

(Inputs from PTI)