Prime Minister Narendra Modi on

Friday spoke to Union Minister Shripad Naik, who is recovering at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) nearby after being injured in a traffic accident.

Naik’s office said Modi called the BJP leader a few minutes before Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s meeting with the Union minister at the hospital.

During a brief phone conversation, Prime Minister Naik asked to take care of his health, Special Duties Official (OSD) Suraj Naik told PTI.

Naidu met Naik (68), a delegate from Lok Sabha from Goa, around 10:20 a.m.

Naik was inducted into the government-run GMCH on Monday evening after being seriously injured in the traffic accident in neighboring Karnataka.

His wife and a close aide died in the car accident.

The GMCH on Thursday evening said that Naik’s health had improved.

A team from the New Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) monitored the treatment of Naik.

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