Karwar: Deputy Commissioner Dr Harishkumar K passed out all of a sudden on Thursday, January 9, while he was attending the inauguration of a programme related to the Information Department.
The team of doctors, who were at the spot, immediately administered first aid and rushed him to the district hospital, for further treatment.
According to official sources, the DC had complained of having chest pains earlier in the morning. Even though he was feeling unwell, he had made it a point to perform his duty.
Meanwhile, the doctors have informed that his blood pressure had fallen. They added that his daily busy schedule caused him to faint. They also clarified that there was no need to worry.
DC Dr Harishkumar later made an appearance at the programme venue and apologized to the gathering. After he inaugurated the programme, the people asked him to take things easy and rest. He then left the venue for his official residence and took some much-needed rest.
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