Somnath Chatterjee falls ill
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Last Updated: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 17:29
Santiniketan: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee fell sick at his residence on Wednesday night at Santiniketan in Birbhum district.

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, they said.

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 to 2008.


First Published: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 17:29

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