Maoist attack: Delhi CM visits Shukla in hospital

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit visited Medanta hospital in Gurgaon to enquire about the health condition of VC Shukla.

Updated: May 26, 2013, 18:08 PM IST

New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday visited Medanta hospital in Gurgaon to enquire about the health condition of VC Shukla, a former Union Minister and senior Congress leader who was injured after Maoists ambushed a convoy of party leaders in Chhattisgarh`s Bastar district.

84-year-old Shukla was airlifted to the hospital in Gurgaon from Raipur early this morning.

Heavily-armed Maoists had ambushed the convoy of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, killing 27 people including senior party leader Mahendra Karma, and injuring Shukla and 31 others.
PTI