With the hunger strike of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain’s at the Lt Governor’s office entering the third day, his sugar level has dropped to nearly half of the normal but doctors are regularly monitoring his condition.Jain is on an indefinite hunger strike since Tuesday a day after he, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia began their sit-in there.Sisodia joined him in the hunger strike on Wednesday.AAP leaders are demanding that Baijal direct IAS officers to end the strike and act against those who have struck work for four months. AAP has also asked the Lt governor to approve the proposal for doorstep delivery of ration.Kirti Bhushan, Director General of Health Services said, “We are constantly monitoring his (Jain’s) situation. This morning, his vitals were checked and blood level had gone down to 47 units (mg/dL). A normal person should have 90-100 units of it.” Dr Bhushan further stated that a medical team is regularly monitoring Jain’s health condition.Bhushan said that Jain’s pulse reading too dropped to about 64 this morning against a normal of 72, but as long as it is above 60, it is fine.”However, ketone level (more than 2 units) has been detected in his body. In a normal condition, ketone should not be found, but when the fat in the body is used, it ends up in urine,” he said.Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, seeking his intervention to end the IAS officers’ “strike” and claimed that Baijal was doing “nothing” to break the impasse.
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Satyendar Jain’s sugar level drops; doctors monitoring