Although the motive for the police’s behavior is unclear, Dr. Raut has been admitted to Vasava Hospital in Hyderabad. Congress leaders have described his condition as stable. Rahul Gandhi inquired about Dr. Raut’s health through phone and wished him a speedy recovery.
Many top leaders like Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, AICC office bearers K.C. Venugopal, K. Raju, Rajesh Lilothia, Imran Pratapgadhi, Kanhaiya Kumar, Leader of Opposition in Telangana Hatti Vikramark and others either called or visited Dr. Raut in the hospital.
Dr. Raut, 70, who hails from Nagpur, is a former Maharashtra minister and also a former president of the SC/ST cell of Congress.