Madan’s health deteriorates, SSKM forms Medical Board


Kolkata: According to reports, the health condition of Transport Minister Madan Mitra has detoriated on Tuesday. Even a medical board comprising of ten doctors have been formed by the SSKM authorities to monitor the condition of Mitra. Earlier, on Monday,Madan Mitra was admitted to SSKM's ITU after he complained of severe chest pain and breathlessness. Doctors who treated him said Mitra had a high pulse rate and high blood pressure. A patch of pneumonia was also detected in his lungs, say sources. The new health concerns prompted SSKM hospital to form a medical board afresh to treat him round-the-clock. Mitra's fresh bout of illnesses comes just before an Alipore court is set to hear a fresh legal battle between CBI and Alipore prison authorities over the minister who is in custody over the Saradha scam.