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Business News/ News / India/  Mamata Banerjee suffers 'major injury' after fall; PM Modi wishes quick recovery
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Mamata Banerjee suffers 'major injury' after fall; PM Modi wishes quick recovery

CM Mamata Banerjee suffers injuries at home, admitted to hospital with cerebral concussion. Leaders including PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi extend wishes for her quick recovery. Political figures express solidarity with the injured CM.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was admitted to a hospital, after she got injured in an accidentPremium
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was admitted to a hospital, after she got injured in an accident

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suffered ‘major injuries’ in an accident, Trinamool Congress (TMC) informed on microblogging site X. TMC shared images of the CM lying in a hospital bed. According to reports citing an official statement, the Chief Minister had been taken to SSKM Hospital around 7:30 pm with cerebral concussion. She sustained a sharp cut over her forehead and nose which was bleeding profusely after falling within the vicinity of her home "due to some push from behind".

Trinamool Congress said Banerjee underwent a few stitches and medical tests in a government-run hospital before doctors found her stable to be discharged.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “I pray for a quick recovery and the best health for Mamata Didi".

"Wishing Mamata ji strength and a very swift recovery," added senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

The doctors at SSKM hospital treating CM Mamata Banerjee said, “Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee reported to our hospital today around 7:30 pm with a history of fall within the vicinity of her home due to some push from behind. She had a cerebral concussion and had a sharp cut over her forehead and nose which was bleeding profusely".

The images shared by TMC showed Mamata Banerjee with a deep cut in the middle of her forehead and blood on her face. The Chief Minister suffered injuries at home and was admitted to Woodburn Ward of the state-run SSKM Hospital in Kolkata.

The 69-year-old leader had a fall inside her Kalighat home in south Kolkata after she returned after attending a programme, her family said.

"She fell somewhere inside the home and was immediately shifted to the hospital. She was bleeding from the forehead and stitches were required," her brother Kartik Banerjee told a Bengali news channel.

"Our chairperson Mamata Banerjee sustained a major injury. Please keep her in your prayers," the party said in a post on X.

 

TMC national general secretary and Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee got her admitted to the hospital, according to party sources.

Further, West Bengal State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Sukanta Majumdar also wished for the TMC Supremo's speefy recover. "We wish for the speedy recovery of the chief minister..." Majumdar said.

According to senior TMC leader Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar enquired about the chief minister's health condition and expressed "deep anguish and wished her speedy recovery."

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge wished a speedy recovery to the TMC chief. "I wish best of health and complete recovery to West Bengal Chief Minister and Founder Chairperson, AITMC, Ms @MamataOfficial ji," Kharge said in a post on X.

State Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury also wished her a quick recovery.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin also tweeted, “Shocked and deeply concerned about the road accident involving Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee didi. My thoughts are with her during this difficult time, and I'm wishing her a speedy recovery."

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Published: 14 Mar 2024, 08:26 PM IST
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