Two days after 'attack' CM Mamata Banerjee discharged from hospital
Banerjee, who is seeking a third term as chief minister, said she would not cancel any scheduled meetings and use a wheelchair if needed.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has responded well to the treatment and has been discharged due to her repeated requests, doctors at Kolkata's SSKM Hospital said on Friday. "She has been advised to review after seven days," doctors said.
Doctors treating Banerjee yesterday said she suffered severe “bony injuries” in her left ankle and foot, besides injuries in right shoulder, forearm and neck as her supporters blocked roads, burnt tyres and performed prayers in temples and mosques a day after she was allegedly attacked.
Mamata Banerjee discharged from hospital
After the preliminary medical tests conducted on the TMC supremo, the doctors at the hospital had decided to closely monitor Banerjee, who has been complaining of chest pain and breathlessness since the alleged attack at Nandigram in Purba Medinipore district earlier in the evening, for the next 48 hours.
Doctors conducted an X-ray on the chief minister minutes after she was taken to the Kolkata hospital from Nandigram in Purba Medinipur district on Wednesday night.
Banerjee went to Nandigram on Wednesday to file her nomination. In the evening, she alleged that some people deliberately attacked and injured her. A preliminary investigation by the police. Also, a section of the eyewitnesses hinted that the injuries may be the result of an accident.
Banerjee, who is seeking a third term as chief minister, said she would not cancel any scheduled meetings. Also, use a wheelchair if needed.
Banerjee is pitted against her former aide Suvendu Adhikari, who switched over to the BJP a few months back.