Union chemicals and fertilizers minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday suddenly fell ill in Karnataka’s Chitradurga town.

He was immediately taken to the Basaveshwara hospital in Chitradurga for a check-up, from where he was taken by an ambulance to a private hospital in Bengaluru.

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Sources said that the 67-year-old minister was taken ill after his blood sugar level suddenly dropped.

Doctors in the hospital stated his condition to be stable.

Gowda was on his way to Bengaluru after attending a BJP meeting at Shivamogga and had halted at Chitradurga to have his lunch when he complained of feeling ill.

The union minister had also tested positive for Covid-19 in November last year.

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