Another BJP legislator who suddenly fell ill was Vasco legislator Carlos Almeida. Almeida was first shifted to Manipal Hospital in Dona Paula and later taken to Kerala.Now the latest BJP minister to fall ill is Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar, who suffered a brain stroke and is currently under observation in a Mumbai hospital after undergoing a surgery.Load cells, small nodes that convert pressure (or force) to a digital signal, have their beginnings as early as the late nineteenth century, but it was not until the late twentieth century that they became accurate enough for widespread usage.A mechanical scale or balance is used to describe a weighing device that is used to measure the mass, force exertion, tension and resistance of an object without the need of a power supply.Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was in Lilavati Hospital till yesterday, undergoing a treatment for an inflamed pancreas.Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo told reporters that the Prime Minister’s Office was constantly in touch with doctors at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, where Parrikar is admitted.This contrasts to a balance, which compares the torque on the arm due to a sample weight to the torque on the arm due to a standard reference mass using a horizontal lever.
The session has been curtailed from 32 days to four because of the CM’s ailing health.Three of them are currently admitted in hospitals and the fourth is recuperating at home. D’Souza’s failing health was evident when he had to be escorted to the floor of the House during the Budget Session of the legislative assembly in February this year.Urban Development Minister and BJP’s senior leader Francis D’Souza was the first to fall ill. The BJP-led government faced the biggest blow when Parrikar was diagnosed with a pancreatic ailment in February, shortly before the Budget Session.Scales and balances are widely used in commerce, as many products are sold and packaged by mass.Spring scales came into wide usage in the United Kingdom after 1840 when R. Winfield developed the candlestick scale for weighing letters and packages, required after the introduction of the Uniform Penny Post.He is being treated by the best of the experts and as per the information, his condition is stable.