Veteran CPI leader AB Bardhan suffers paralytic stroke; critical

Veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan was in critical condition after suffering a paralytic stroke in New Delhi on Monday, hospital authorities said.

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 07, 2015, 15:15 PM IST
 Veteran CPI leader AB Bardhan suffers paralytic stroke; critical

New Delhi: Veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan was in critical condition after suffering a paralytic stroke in New Delhi on Monday, hospital authorities said.

The 93-year-old leader was found unconscious around 8 a.m. at the CPI headquarters Ajoy Bhavan where he lived. He was rushed to the G.B. Pant Hospital by CPI colleagues.

"Bardhanji has suffered a paralytic stroke. His condition is critical and he is under close observation," a hospital official told IANS.

Bardhan is a former general secretary of the CPI.