Midnapore: In a surprise visit, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday went to hospitals of Midnapore, where the saffron party workers are admitted after being injured in kisan rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 16.
Mamata Banerjee announced a solatium of Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh to the victims depending on their injuries. According to hospitals, most of those injured have already been discharged, around two people are still admitted in the Midnapore hospital.
Mamata who is on the way to attend the convocation of IIT Kharagpur, slated to be held on Friday, made an impromptu visit to hospitals. President Ramnath Kovind, along with West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathy, would also attend the convocation ceremony along with Mamata Banerjee.