17 July 2019
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday expressed deep concern on the health condition of Padma Shri D Prakash Rao who is currently undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack.
Patnaik has wished Rao's speedy recovery and directed Cuttack Collector Bhabani Shankar Chayani to supervise his treatment. Besides, the Chief Minister has instructed to provide free medical facility to Rao.
Reportedly, Rao had gone to Angul to attend a programme when he fell ill and immediately rushed to Cuttack SCB where he was initially admitted at the Casualty intensive care unit (ICU) but later shifted to Medicine ICU.
Rao's wife P Vijaylaxmi informed that he complained of chest pain and partial paralysis on one side of his body.