Kolkata, Jan 6 (ANI): CPM leader and former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu's health condition deteriorated on Wednesday morning following which he has been put on a ventilator.
Basu is being treated for pneumonia at the AMRI hospital in Salt Lake here.
The 95-year-old former West Bengal Chief Minister was kept under observation for the last two days in the ICU.
The veteran leader was admitted here on Friday following a severe chest infection.he doctors after conducting a proper check-up had earlier 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)