Jyoti Basu put on ventilator as his condition deteriorates

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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)

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