"Serious" Dasmunsi kept on ventilator

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New Delhi, Oct 14 : Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi, who was admitted in AIIMS yesterday in a critical condition after suffering from a heart stroke, is being kept on a ventilator.

This is the second stroke Dasmunsi suffered in the past six months.

According to doctors attending to him, he had a "complete left ventricular failure" of the heart when he was admitted.

Official sources said that Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav visited the hospital to enquire about his health.

Earlier on July 8, he had suffered a heart attack and had undergone an angioplasty. Two stents were also placed in coronary arteries.

ANI

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