Dasmunsi recovering fast at Kolkata hospital

July 7th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Doctors performed an angioplasty on Information and Broadcasting minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi Monday who is recovering fast at a private hospital here. “A team of specialists performed an angioplasty on Dasmunsi Monday at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital. Besides, a number of medical tests are being done from time-to-time. He is recovering fast,” hospital chief executive officer (CEO) Rupali Basu told reporters.

The minister’s wife and Congress legislator Deepa Dasmunsi said he would be shifted from ICCU to a special ward in a day or two.

West Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi, water investigation and development minister Nandagopal Bhattacharjee and Congress leader Somen Mitra visited Dasmunsi Monday afternoon.

Dasmunsi, on a visit to the Malda district in north West Bengal to attend a Congress party meeting, complained of breathlessness and was hospitalised at Raiganj in North Dinajpur district Sunday afternoon.

He was later flown into the metropolis by an air force plane from Purnea in Bihar.

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