Jamnagar BJP MP stable at Mumbai hospital

Ahmedabad, May 18 (IANS) Jamnagar Lok Sabha MP Poonamben Madam, who sustained head injuries after falling into a drain on Monday and was later flown to Mumbai, is stable,
hospital officials said on Wednesday.

“Her condition is stable,” a spokesperson at the Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai told mediapersons.

The 41-year-old BJP MP was inspecting a demolition site at Jalaramnagar locality in Jamnagar when a slab which covered the underground drain on which she was standing collapsed. She was treated at a local hospital before being moved to the Mumbai hospital.

She had gone there as residents were protesting against the demolition of 237 housing units by the Jamnagar Municipal Corporation.

The MP had suffered a four-inch deep gash on her head and also injured her shoulder and foot. She received five stitches on her head, doctors, who treated her at a private hospital in Jamnagar, had said earlier.