Kolkata: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath
Chatterjee`s health condition improved today after he was
admitted to a city nursing home with complaints of respiratory
"Somnath Chatterjee is progressing fast and he is
much better today," manager (Administration) of Belle Vue
clinic PK Tondon said to a news agency.
He said that doctors were satisfied with the progress
made by Chatterjee, an asthma patient, though he was still in
the Intensive Thoracic Unit and under observation.
"I think not before Tuesday or Wednesday, he will be
discharged," Tondon said.
Chatterjee (81) was brought to the city from his
Santiniketan residence where he was taken ill.