Panaji: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday spoke to Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and inquired about health condition of Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik.
In a tweet, the President said, ‘Spoke to CM of Goa, @DrPramodPSawant to inquire about the health of Union Minister Shri Sripad Y. Naik after a road accident that claimed lives of his wife Smt Vijaya Naik and his personal aide. I convey my deepest condolence and pray for speedy recovery of @shripadynaik.’
Mr Naik has been admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital here after he met with an accident at Ancola in Uttar Kannada district in Karnataka last night. His wife Vijaya Naik and a staff were injured in the accident and later succumbed.