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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's condition critical


Kolkata, Aug 12: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's condition is critical and he is on ventilator support. Chatterjee was re admitted to hospital on August 10 following kidney ailments.

Kolkata: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjees condition critical

Chatterjee, admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata, is suffering from age-related issues and kidney complications.

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89-year-old Chatterjee has breathing and cardiac problems, hospital sources said.

He was earlier admitted to a Kolkata hospital in June. He was released after his health improved after a few days. "Chatterjee is gradually improving but will take more time (to recover)," the senior hospital executive had said.

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The family members and doctors attending him did not disclose the ailment due to which the 89-year-old former parliamentarian was admitted to the ICU earlier this week. The family members do not want the ailment to be disclosed, the official had said.

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