Kolkata, Feb 17: In a humanitarian gesture, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today took a youth, injured in road accident, in her convoy vehicle after stopping the fleet and making arrangement to rush him to hospital.
The incident happened at around 2 PM today when the youth Prasenjit Kundu (28) fell down on the road after his bike was hit by a taxi from behind near Rani Rashmoni Avenue, a senior police officer said.
The Chief Minister, who was passing by the area around that time, saw Kundu lying on road, promptly took him in a car of her convoy for admitting to SSKM hospital, they said.
The taxi driver was arrested later. Kundu was discharged from the hospital after treatment.