Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was taken to SSKM hospital in Kolkata after she suffered minor injuries during emergency landing of her helicopter at Sevoke Airbase earlier on Tuesday owing to bad weather conditions.
After several hours of treatment in the hospital, Mamata was released. According to hospital sources, she has ligament injury on her left leg and hip joint.
The hospital sources also mentioned that the doctors had asked Mamata to make restricted movements for sometime.
Earlier on Tuesday, while she was going to Bagdogra after addressing a public gathering at Jalpaiguri, due to low visibility her helicopter made an emergency landing at Sevoke Airbase and she reportedly hurt her hand and leg during the incident.
After reaching Kolkata airport she went to SSKM hospital in her car and a team of doctors were ready to treat her.
According to the hospital sources, the West Bengal Chief Minister has undergone an MRI test and following which she was taken to her cabin in a wheelchair.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Sukanta Majumdar questioned why she always hurt her leg ahead of elections.
“I pray for her well-being and hope she recovers soon. She believes in astrology and she should consult why she always hurts her legs before elections? This is not a nice thing. Actually we all know from listening to PM Modi’s speech where she is actually hurt,” said Majumdar.
It may be recalled that during the 2021 Assembly election campaigning in Nandigram, Mamata had hurt her legs following which she did her campaigning sitting in a wheelchair.