Jaipur, June 24: Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria met with an accident late last night near Chaksu area. Kataria was travelling from Kota to Jaipur while his vehicle met with an accident. The minister had an accident and received quite a few injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital. Also Read - Heatwave Intensifies: Delhi Records 2nd Highest Temperature at 47.6 Degrees, Churu in Rajasthan Sizzles at 50 Degrees

Kataria was given first aid and his condition was reportedly stable. He then left for his residence following his treatment at the hospital. The reason behind the accident is yet unknown. Also Read - After Rajasthan, Locusts Enter Maharashtra, Delhi - Why is This a Worrying Situation?

Gulab Chand Kataria is one of the oldest ministers in Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s government.  He is a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan and is also a member of central working committee of the party. He hails from Udaipur and has represented it in 9th Lok Sabha. Also Read - Rajasthan Villagers Dig Water Reservoir on Hill to Ensure Thirsty Wild Animals Don't Stray Into Village