Hours after arrest, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and ex-Mayor Sovan Chatterjee admitted in SSKM hospital

Kolkata: Hours after being shifted to Presidency Correctional House, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and former TMC minister and ex-Mayor Sovan Chatterjee were admitted to Woodburn ward of SSKM hospital after they complained of breathlessness.

Notably, the oxygen saturation level of TMC leader Madan Mitra went down after which he has been on oxygen support in the hospital. Madan had just recovered from COVID-19.

On the other hand, Sovan is also given oxygen support as his blood sugar has dropped.

According to sources, a highly diabetic patient Sovan Chatterjee could not take his insulin injection yesterday as the entire day he was detained in Nizam Palace before he was sent to Correctional Home.

Baisakhi Banerjee, a close aide of Sovan said that since this morning Sovan didn’t eat anything and he fell sick.

West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee was also taken to SSKM hospital though after the initial medical examination and was sent back to the correctional home and after complaining of chest pain was admitted in the hospital.

Meanwhile, West Bengal Transport Minister Firhad Hakim also wasn’t well at the correctional home and his daughter Priyadarshini Hakim went to meet him.

Talking to the media, Priyadarshini said that more than anything her father is unwell as he can’t serve the people of Kolkata during the pandemic.

“Firhad Hakim is sad to stay in the correctional home but he is more depressed as he can't stand by the people during the pandemic,” claimed Priyadarshini.

Ruby Hakim, wife of Firhad Hakim said that though she had sent home-cooked food to Firhad she could meet him as it was against the law.

According to SSKM hospital sources, Madan, Subrata, and Sovan are stable and are admitted in cabin number 102 and 106 respectively.

A medical team has been formed to monitor the leaders.

However, till the time of reporting all the leaders are stable and are responding to the treatment.

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