Jaipur: The government of Rajasthan has extended a helping hand to ailing ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan. As a token of support, the Rajasthan govt has offered to bear all the medical expenses incurred by Hassan and his family.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot spoke to Hassan’s son Asif Mehdi about the veteran’s health condition and offered monetary and treatment in India.
Gehlot also directed the chief secretary of Rajasthan to keep in touch with Hassan’s family across the border.
Hassan is currently in the ICU of a private hospital in Karachi since Tuesday after he complained of breathing problem.
The 84 year old singer, who was born in Rajasthan had to leave for Pakistan post partition.