CM, TMC leaders visit Abhishek
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called on her nephew and party’s MP Abhishek Banerjee who is undergoing treatment at Belle Vue Clinic.
Party leaders Mukul Roy, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Nirmal Maji and Manas Bhunia also went to the clinic to see him.
Banerjee continues to have mild fever, body ache, discomfort and is on intermittent Oxygen support. The 14-member medical team checked his health on Thursday evening and decided to continue with the present conservative treatment. It will decide on the next line of management only after detailed eye and facio- maxillary assessment on Friday or the day after, according to a medical bulletin issued by P Tandon, chief executive officer, Belle Vue Clinic.
Banerjee was severely injured after the car he was travelling in hit a milk van which was towed away by a recovery vehicle on Durgapur Expressway off Singur on Tuesday. He was taken to the nursing home where he was admitted to the ITU. It was learnt that Banerjee was on liquid diet. He will be kept under observation for another 48 hours.
Meanwhile, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) which is conducting the inquiry will start their future course of action after getting the forensic report. Forensic experts had visited the spot and collected samples.The police will reconstruct the scene and have talked to the driver of Banerjee’s vehicles.
The state government has also written to the NHAI authorities requesting them to take measures to stop parking of vehicles along the highways illegally. Long vehicles, trucks and dumpers are parked illegally for days together and no action is taken by the NHAI patrol vans.
Meanwhile hundreds and thousands of Trinamool Congress workers and leaders came to the nursing home and inquired about his health. Many of them came with flowers and wished him a speedy recovery. Special puja has been organised in different areas for Banerjee’s speedy recovery.