Jyoti Basu discharged from hospital

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Kolkata, July 19(ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) patriarch and former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu on Sunday was discharged from hospital following improvement in his condition.

The 96 year-old was admitted to the Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (ICCU) of AMRI hospital, where a panel of doctors had been attending to him for breathing problem and old age related complications.

"Basu is progressing well. The medical board constituted for his treatment met this morning and reviewed his condition and decided to discharge him today," a medical statement issued by AMRI hospital said.

"The panel of doctors will continue to monitor his progress at his residence from time to time," the statement added.

A team of specialised doctors would now administer Basu's further treatment at his residence. (ANI)

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