Sharad Pawar undergoes surgery in Mumbai

NCP chief and former Union minister Sharad Pawar underwent a surgery at a private hospital here on Friday after he sustained a leg injury from a fall at his Delhi residence three days ago.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 05, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Mumbai: NCP chief and former Union minister Sharad Pawar underwent a surgery at a private hospital here on Friday after he sustained a leg injury from a fall at his Delhi residence three days ago.

"Pawar, 73, underwent a surgery at the Breach Candy hospital this morning," NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik told PTI.

"Pawar sustained leg fracture after a fall at his Delhi residence. Doctors will perform a minor surgery and mend the injury point on his leg," senior NCP leader Praful Patel had said.

He will be required to be in the hospital for seven-eight days, Patel had said.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and senior minister Vinod Tawde were among those who visited the hospital on Tuesday to enquire about Pawar's health.