March 23, 2023

Kanta Prasad returned to working his roadside dhaba after his restaurant did not succeed (File)

New Delhi:

“Baba Ka Dhaba” proprietor Kanta Prasad was taken to Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital immediately. The 81-year-old had tried suicide, the police mentioned.

“On Thursday at 11.15 pm, information was received from the Safdarjung Hospital that Prasad was admitted there. Police reached the hospital and collected MLC (medico-legal case) which mentions the intake of alcohol and sleeping pills as the cause of unconsciousness,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Atul Kumar Thakur was quoted as saying by Press Trust of India.

Kanta Prasad’s son Karan instructed the police that his father had taken drinks and sleeping tablets.

The “Baba Ka Dhaba” roadside eatery shot to fame final yr when a video of him in tears, sharing his monetary troubles, moved hundreds on-line. Donations poured from throughout the nation after the video was posted by YouTuber Gaurav Wasan.

Later, Kanta Prasad opened a restaurant nevertheless it didn’t succeed and he was again to working his roadside dhaba.

Recently, he apologised to Gaurav Wasan for accusing him of swindling him of a piece of donations.

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