homeindia NewsDoctor turned minister Bhagwat Karad helps passenger mid air; PM Modi praises him

Doctor-turned-minister Bhagwat Karad helps passenger mid-air; PM Modi praises him

Doctor-turned-minister Bhagwat Karad helps passenger mid-air; PM Modi praises him
Profile image

By CNBCTV18.com Nov 17, 2021 5:22:21 PM IST (Published)

Reports said the passenger complained of giddiness mid-air due to a blood pressure issue. The doctor-turned-minister provided first aid to the passenger.

Union Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat Karad, a pediatrician by qualification, on Tuesday, helped a co-passenger who was feeling uneasy on a Delhi-Mumbai IndiGo flight.

Recommended Articles

View All

Reports said the passenger complained of giddiness mid-air due to a blood pressure issue. The doctor-turned-minister provided first aid to the passenger.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the minister for his gesture. "A doctor at heart, always! Great gesture by my colleague Dr Bhagwat Karad," Modi tweeted.
IndiGo airlines thanked the minister for helping the passenger. "Our heartfelt gratitude and sincere appreciation towards MoS for ministering to his duties non-stop! Dr Bhagwat Karad your voluntary support for helping out a fellow passenger is ever so inspiring," the airlines tweeted.
Also, senior leaders were in praise of the minister for his gesture.
"Public service at the ‘highest level’! MoS Sh Dr Bhagwat Karad ji leading by example in service of the nation," said Union Minister Anurag Thakur.
Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said, "So happy to see this. For all the brickbats politicians receive, sometimes an acknowledgment goes a long way. Dr Bhagwat Karad ji and I filed and got our nomination letters to the Upper House together, heartening that he ensured medical aid was provided on time."
Check out our in-depth Market Coverage, Business News & get real-time Stock Market Updates on CNBC-TV18. Also, Watch our channels CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz and CNBC Bajar Live on-the-go!

Top Budget Opinions

    Most Read

    Market Movers

    View All
    Top GainersTop Losers
    CurrencyCommodities
    CompanyPriceChng%Chng