Zubeen Garg
Zubeen Garg undergoing treatment. Image credit - Northeast Now

Assam’s singing sensation Zubeen Garg has been hospitalized as he suddenly fell ill while participating at a special function in Gauhati Town Club on Friday evening.

The doctors of the hospital said the singer is stable now.

Earlier, the fans and friends of the popular artiste from Assam protected him when he was about to fall down on the ground at the event.

He was immediately rushed to the Nemcare Hospital in the city in an ambulance.

Music composer-actor-lyricist Zubeen Garg, who has a huge fan following, has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the private hospital in the city located at Bhangagarh along the GS Road.

According to the hospital sources, Zubeen Garg is currently out of danger.

As per reports, Garg may have suffered from nerve-related ailments. However, doctors are yet to confirm it.

According to the eyewitnesses, both the sides of the artiste’s teeth remained closed when he was lifted before falling down on the ground.

The artiste went to the Gauhati Town Club located near Judges’ Field in Panbazar at around 7:30 pm to release an audio CD of singer Anurag Saikia’s ‘Project Borgeet’.

Assam cultural affairs minister Naba Kumar Doley has rushed to the Nemcare Hospital for taking stock of the singer’s health condition.

A doctor of the hospital told the media persons, “He is stable and conscious now. He is responding to the treatment.”

“He will be kept under observation in the ICU for 24 hours. All the investigations will be done during the observation period. He is out of danger,” the doctor said.

Meanwhile, a large number of his fans, friends, leaders of various organisations and political parties have gathered in front of the hospital.

Zubeen Garg has recently been making headlines for his strong anti-CAA stand.

Kalpajyoti Saikia

Kalpajyoti Saikia is Senior Reporter of Northeast Now. He can be reached at: kalpasaikia649@gmail.com