Mamata Banerjee Discharged from Hospital, Being 'Closely Monitored' After Injuries on Forehead

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is currently admitted to SSKM Hospital in Kolkata
Mamata Banerjee Discharged from Hospital, Being 'Closely Monitored' After Injuries on Forehead
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The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday said that its party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sustained a “major injury”. The news was shared on the party’s social media handle, accompanied by an image showing Banerjee with the injury. However, Banerjee was discharged and allowed to go home after preliminary treatment as tests confirmed that her condition was stable.

Banerjee was admitted to Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial (SSKM) Hospital in Kolkata. Later, she was shifted to the Bangur Institute of Neurosciences at the IPGME&R – SSKM Hospital Centre in Kolkata for treatment.

The hospital director informed further that doctors administered three stitches on her forehead and another on the nose.

Dr Manimoy Bandopadhyay, director of SSKM Hospital, said, “Chief Minister of West Bengal reported to our hospital today around 07:30 pm with a history of fall within the vicinity of her home due to some push from behind. She had a cerebral concussion and had a sharp cut over her forehead and nose which was bleeding profusely.”

“Initially, she was assessed by HoD neurosurgery, HoD medicine and the cardiologist of our institute and is vital so had stabilised. Three stitches were applied on the forehead and one on the nose and the required dressing was done. Investigations like ECG, CT scan, etc were done. Medical personnel have provided their opinion in these regards. She was advised to remain admitted for observation, but she preferred to go home. She will continue to be under close watch and will continue to have the treatment as per the advice of the team of doctors. She will again be assessed on Friday and subsequent treatment will be decided accordingly…,” he added.

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose also visited the hospital. “I came here for personal verification of the doctors. They assured me everything is under control. The CM is getting the best medical treatment. The situation is under control,” he said.

Reacting to the news on social media platform X, several politicians and leaders from opposition parties expressed their shock and extended wishes for the West Bengal CM’s speedy recovery.

Trinamool Congress MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray shared that Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar has inquired about Mamata’s health following the injury.

West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar extended his wishes for Mamata’s swift recovery.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote, “Shocked to see this. Pray for ur speedy recovery Didi. God bless u.”

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin wrote, “Shocked and deeply concerned about the road accident involving Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal @MamataOfficial didi. My thoughts are with her during this difficult time, and I’m wishing her a speedy recovery.”

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Former J&K chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti wrote, “Distressed to see pictures of an injured Mamata Banerjee after sustaining serious injuries today. Prayers for her swift recovery.”

Source: News18

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