Somnath Chatterjee visits Dasmunsi in hospitalFebruary 28th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Saturday visited Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital here.
The speaker wished him a speedy recovery, said a release from the Lok Sabha press and public relations department.
Dasmunsi, 63, suffered a second cardiac attack in October last year and his brain has reportedly become dysfunctional.
In his last address to the 14th Lok Sabha Thursday, the speaker had made a special mention about Dasmunsi, describing him as “my dear and young friend” and extended best wishes to him for a speedy and complete recovery.
According to doctors, Dasmunsi has been taken off the life support system.
American neurologist Den Henley from Johns Hopkins University was flown in for expert advice on the recommendation of the Congress leader’s family doctor.