Goa BJP legislator Carlos Almeida was rushed to a hospital after he fell unconscious at his home in Vasco near here on Thursday morning, a family member said.
Almeida, 54, is a two-term MLA from Vasco constituency, located about 45 km from here.
“He fell unconscious at home following which he was taken to a private hospital. He regained consciousness at the hospital but is expected to be kept under observation for the next 48 hours,” the MLA’s family said.
When contacted, the hospital management said the legislator was admitted there, but refused to divulge any further information about his health. However, sources at the hospital on condition of anonymity have revealed that the MLA had got a mild stroke.
Almeida is the chairman of the state-run Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited, which runs the public transport services in Goa.