Andhra Special Status Protest: Jaganmohan Reddy's Health Falters After 6 Days Of Fasting

13/10/2015 9:39 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - FEBRUARY 18: YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy after bill for separate Telangana state passed in Lok Sabha on February 18, 2014 in New Delhi, India. The Lok Sabha passed a contentious proposal to split Andhra Pradesh and create the new state of Telangana on Tuesday amid chaotic scenes and uproar in parliament from opponents of the bill. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

GUNTUR -- YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who is on an indefinite fast demanding special category status to Andhra Pradesh, was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday morning after his health deteriorated.

Doctors are administering fluids intravenously to Reddy, who has been on a hunger strike since Wednesday at Nallapadu village, in Guntur district.

Reddy's wife Y S Bharati and sister Y S Sharmila. along with several other supporters rushed to the hospital to meet him.

According to reports, Reddy had earlier vowed to continue his fast till the Central Government accords special status to the state.

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