Former Telangana CM KCR Suffers Fall, Hospitalised In Hyderabad; To Undergo Hip Surgery

Former Telangana CM KCR Suffers Fall, Hospitalised In Hyderabad; To Undergo Hip Surgery

The former Chief Minister had been attending several meetings with people at his residence for the past few days.

Prathamesh KharadeUpdated: Friday, December 08, 2023, 12:34 PM IST
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Former Telangana CM KCR | Courtesy: X

Hyderabad: Former Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was admitted to a hospital in Hyderabad in the wee hours of Friday. The 69-year-old BRS chief reportedly suffered a fall at his house.

KCR suffered a hip fracture after the fall, said doctors at the Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad where he was immediately rushed to late night at around 2 am. The former Chief Minister had been attending several meetings with people at his residence for the past few days.

Visuals of KCR being taken to the hospital on a stretcher have surfaced on the internet. He can be seen lying on a stretcher, being transported to his ward for medical assistance. A huge number of his supporters gathered outside the hospital showing concern about the health condition of their beloved leader.

KTR Shares Hospital Statement

KCR's son K.T. Rama Rao shared a statement from the Yashoda Hospital where the former Telangana CM is being admitted. KTR took to his official account on social media platform X (formerly Twitter) and shared the statement's picture. The hospital's statement mentioned that the BRS chief suffered a slip and fall at his residence. He was then rushed to the Yashoda Hospital in Somajiguda for further care.

After evaluation through CT Scans it was found that KCR had suffered a left hip fracture due to the fall. As a result, he'd require to undergo a surgery for left hip replacement and would also take about six to eight weeks to recover. The statement also mentioned that he is being monitored by a multi-disciplinary team of specialist doctors and his medical condition was reported stable.

PM Modi Wishes Speedy Recovery For KCR

PM Modi took to his official account on social media platform X (formerly Twitter) and shared his concern for KCR's injury. While wishing for KCR Garu's speedy recovery, PM Modi wrote in his latest post, "Distressed to know that former Telangana CM Shri KCR Garu has suffered an injury. I pray for his speedy recovery and good health."

KCR served as the Chief Minister of Telangana from 2014 till 2023 until the grand old party, Congress defeated the KCR-led Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in the recently concluded Assembly Elections. The former Chief Minister fought elections from two seats in Telangana. However, he won only from the Gajwel seat and lost from the Kamareddy seat.

Revanth Reddy Sworn In As New Telangana CM

After BRS' defeat, Telanagana Congress Chief Revanth Reddy was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Telangana yesterday along with 11 ministers. Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan administered the oath of office to him at the sprawling Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium in Hyderabad.

Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu also took oath as the Deputy CM of the state that was formed in the year 2014. Governor Soundarajan also administered the oath of office to Gaddam Prasad Kumar as the Speaker of the Telangana Legislative Assembly.

Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi who arrived in Hyderabad early this morning were also present for the swearing-in ceremony.

Party leader Rahul Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi were also present on the stage. Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM DK Shivakumar also reached Hyderabad to take part in the occasion.

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