Bharatiya Janata Party MP Liladhar Vaghela was admitted in the ICU with broken ribs and serious head injuries after a stray cow attacked him.
The 83-year-old Lok Sabha MP from Patan, Gujarat, was out for a walk when a stray cow attacked him outside his residence in Sector 21, Gandhinagar.
He was rushed to the Apollo hospital and admitted in the ICU after preliminary examination. Doctors say he has sustained injuries on his ribs and head.
Before being elected to the Lok Sabha, Vaghela served as a cabinet minister in Gujarat.
Local media in Gandhinagar have reported that Vaghela’s family members have confirmed that he has sustained two fractured and some clotting in the head, which has been removed.
Reports said that the BJP leader has sustained severe injuries and has admitted to Gandhinagar’s Apollo Hospitals.
After the accident, the doctors kept him in the ICU as his condition was quite critical.
Besides this, he has been facing difficulties in breathing following the blood clots that have been formed in his lungs due to internal bleeding.
Several ministers have also visited the leader and enquired about his health.
As per reports, Vaghela stays in Gandhinagar’s Panchsheel Park society in Sector 21. on Thursday, he left his home for an evening walk.
Suddenly, a stray cow attacked him leaving him nowhere to run.
He tried to distract the cow with his handkerchief, but he could not save himself from the attack. The accident left him with two broken ribs and other severe injuries including possibly punctured lungs.