Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to Union minister Shripad Naik, who is recuperating at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) near here after getting injured in a road accident. Naiks office stated that Modi called up the BJP leader minutes before Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu met the Union minister at the hospital.
During a short telephonic conversation, the PM asked Naik to take care of his health, Naiks Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Suraj Naik told PTI. Naidu met Naik (68), a Lok Sabha MP from Goa, at around 10.20 am.
Naik was admitted to the government-run GMCH on Monday night after he was seriously injured in a road accident in adjoining Karnataka. His wife and a close aide died in the car accident.
The GMCH on Thursday evening had said the health condition of Naik has been improving. A team of the New Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has been monitoring the treatment being given to Naik.