Highlights

  • Union minister helps fellow flier who complained of giddiness
  • "A doctor at heart, always!": PM Modi lauds his Cabinet colleague
  • Karad is a surgeon and owns a hospital in Aurangabad

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MoS Finance Dr Bhagwat Karad was aboard an IndiGo flight when a fellow flier complained of giddiness. The minister immediately stepped in to help

Doctor-turned-Union Minister Bhagwat Karad's timely help to a fellow passenger on board a flight has earned him rich praise, including from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Minister of State for Finance Dr Bhagwat Karad was aboard an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Mumbai on Tuesday night when a fellow flier complained of giddiness. The minister immediately stepped in and helped out the passenger.

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Appreciating the minister's gesture IndiGo tweeted that minister's help to a fellow passenger was inspiring.

"Our heartfelt gratitude and sincere appreciation towards MoS for ministering to his duties non-stop! @DrBhagwatKarad your voluntary support for helping out a fellow passenger is ever so inspiring," the airline tweeted.

Applauding his Cabinet colleague, PM Modi tweeted: "A doctor at heart, always!".

Several social media users and Dr Karad's ministerial colleagues also showered lavish praises on the minister for his act.

Dr Karad is a Rajya Sabha member from Maharashtra.

He is a surgeon and also owns a hospital in Aurangabad.

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