Improvement in Jyoti Basu's condition

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Kolkata, Jan 3 (ANI): CPM leader and former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu's health condition is reported to be stable.

Basu is being treated for pneumonia at the AMRI hospital in salt lake here.

"He has shown much improvement compared to yesterday. His condition is now relatively stable," said Dr Debashish Sharma, Superintendent of AMRI Hospital.

"Besides lung congestion due to pneumonia, all other health parameters are okay," he added.

AMRI Hospital superintendent further said the 95-year old former West Bengal Chief Minister would be kept under observation for the next 48 hours in ICU.

Jyoti Basu was admitted here on Friday following a severe chest infection.he doctors after conducting a proper check-up had detected that he was suffering from slight pneumonia.

Earlier in July 2009, Basu was admitted to the hospital complaining of discomfort in the abdomen and a disturbed sleep. (ANI)

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