New Delhi: A CSIR scientist who was suffering from diabetes passed away after consuming strong bottle gourd juice today.
Reports say that Sushil Saxena and his wife had been having bottle gourd and bitter gourd juice for the past four years. Both had diabetes and started to drink the juice after watching Baba Ramdev’s programme on TV.
After the consumption of bottle gourd juice which had gone bitter, the CSIR Deputy Secretary died. He was first rushed to the CGHS dispensary after he vomited blood and later taken to Rockland Hospital.
His wife also fell ill but is out of danger, though still in hospital.
Meanwhile doctors have confirmed that the cause of death was the tangy juice of bottle gourd.