Bhubaneswar, April 15 (LocalWire): Naveen Patnaik today prayed for the speedy recovery of former Union minister, KP Singhdeo, who has been admitted to a private hospital here.
The BJD supremo tweeted his concern about the senior leader’s illness and wished for his speedy recovery.
The 78-year-old veteran Congress leader from Dhenkanal Lok Sabha seat was hospitalised after feeling unwell during election campaigning. Congress fielded him this elections after denying him the ticket in 2009 and 2014. He had unsuccessfully contested the seat in 2004.
Singhdeo, a six-time Lok Sabha member, was also a Union Minister in the Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and PV Narasimha Rao governments.
The senior leader, undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital, will be discharged soon, his son Amarjyoti said.