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Odisha Governor Jamir refutes reports of ‘heart attack’

Bhubaneswar, October 20, 2017: Governor Dr Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir on Friday denied reports in a section of media that he had a heart attack and was admitted at a Bhubaneswar-based private hospital.

“It is unfortunate that a misinformation is doing rounds on media that I had a heart attack,” the Governor said in a video which went viral on social media on Friday morning putting all the speculations regarding his ‘ill health’ to rest.

Later in the day, the Governor was discharged from the Apollo Hospital where he visited for regular health check-up on Thursday and returned to the Raj Bhavan.

After the Governor arrived at the Raj Bhavan, the Governor’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) RK Nayak issued a press statement denying the reports of the Governor’s ‘ill-health’ and ‘heart attack’. It said the Governor had gone Apollo Hospital for regular health check-up.

“H.E Governor Dr SC Jamir had been to Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar for regular check up. He is perfectly fit in all aspects and attending normal office work as usual,” said the Governor’s PRO in a press statement.

On Thursday, it was reported in media that the 86-year-old Jamir had been admitted to Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar, after he suffered a heart attack. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also rushed to the Apollo Hospital and met the Governor in the evening.

However, Apollo Hospital Cardiac specialist Dr Prashant Kumar Sahu on Thursday said that although the condition of the Governor was stable he had to kept under observation till Friday as the ECG reports revealed some defect.

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