Chatterjee (81), an asthma patient, complained of
respiratory problem this evening, family members said.
He was attended by a team of specialist doctors from
Bolpur Hospital, who usually treat him during such respiratory
problem with all medical back-up facility arranged at home,
Though the local doctors said his condition was stable,
family members said as precautionary measures he might be
later shifted to a Kolkata hospital.
The veteran leader was a member of the CPI(M) from 1968
Santiniketan: Former Lok Sabha Speaker
Somnath Chatterjee fell sick at his residence on Wednesday night at
Santiniketan in Birbhum district.
First Published: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 17:29