Earlier in July this year, veteran Congress leader, Oscar Fernandes underwent surgery.
Oscar Fernandes passes away Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passed away on Monday. He was 80 years old. Oscar Fernandes was ailing for a long time. According to the information, he died in Mangaluru. Earlier in July this year, veteran Congress leader, Oscar Fernandes had undergone brain surgery. He was in a coma after the surgery. The blood clot that had formed in the brain was removed after a lengthy surgery of about six hours at Yenepoya Hospital, Kodiyalabal, Mangaluru and his condition remains stable.Also Read – UP: CM Yogi said – Those who say Abbajan used to digest ration, Congress is the mother of terrorism in the country
Rajya Sabha member Oscar Fernandes had deteriorated after he suffered a head injury while practicing yoga. The 80-year-old Congress leader was admitted to a private hospital here after he fell and suffered a head injury while doing yoga at home. Also Read – UP Assembly Election 2022: Congress’s big statement – will fight elections on its own under the leadership of Priyanka, CM face is also fixed
Oscar Fernandes was considered very close to the Gandhi family. Fernandes was counted among the close friends of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. He had been the road-transport minister in the UPA government. Oscar Fernandes was still a Rajya Sabha MP. Apart from this, he has also been the Parliamentary Secretary to the late former PM Rajiv Gandhi. In the year 1980, he was elected MP from the Udpi Lok Sabha seat of Karnataka, after that he continued to win from here till 1996. Also Read – After Youth Congress, now NSUI has passed a resolution to make Rahul Gandhi Congress President