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Ex-Delhi Health Minister on Life Support After Fainting in Jail

© Sputnik / Rahul TrivediSatyendar Jain
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Jain, the former Delhi Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) politician, was admitted to hospital on Monday. He was arrested by India’s economic intelligence and law enforcement agency in May last year in connection with a money-laundering case.
Delhi's former health minister, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) politician Satyendar Jain has been admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in the national capital after he blacked out in a bathroom of Tihar Jail, where he has remained incarcerated since last year.
According to media reports quoting a Tihar Jail official, Jain fell down inside the washroom at around 6 a.m. (IST). He was rushed to the hospital where he has undergone several medical tests.

AAP sources confirmed to Sputnik that Jain was shifted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital after his health deteriorated. At LNJP he has been kept on oxygen support. The party sources further said that Jain has suffered severe injuries to his spine.

It is the second time in a week when the AAP politician has been taken to the hospital. He was admitted to Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi on Monday (22 May) for a spine problem.
Earlier, on Saturday he was taken to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital.
According to a spokesperson of Safdarjung Hospital, the former Delhi minister visited the neurosurgery Out Patient Department (OPD) in the morning and after being examined by the doctors there, he left. He was accompanied by police.
He had suffered a spinal injury earlier when he had fallen down in the jail bathroom.
AAP national convenor and Delhi State Chief Arvind Kejriwal expressed concerns over Jain’s health.
Sharing the news about Jain’s hospitalisation, Kejriwal said in a tweet in Hindi: “A dictator is trying to kill a good person who was working day and night to provide good treatment and good health to the public. That dictator has only one thought - to finish everyone, and wants to see himself only. God is watching everything, he will do justice to all. I pray to God for speedy recovery of Satyendar Jain. May God give them the strength to fight against these adverse circumstances.
Notably, Jain’s lawyer asked the Supreme Court on May 18 sought exemption for the ex-minister from regular appearing in court, citing health issues. He informed the court that Jain has lost 35 kgs since he has been in custody.
India’s economic intelligence and law enforcement agency, the Enforcement Directorate, had arrested Jain on May 30 last year in a case related to money laundering.
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Jailed AAP Politician Admitted To Hospital As His Health Deteriorates