Former Assam Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was admitted to a non-public hospital following chest ache however his situation was ”steady”, a hospital spokesperson stated on Saturday.
The 68-year outdated former scholar chief, who steered the six-year outdated Assam agitation in opposition to unlawful migrants, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital on Friday night time after he complained of chest ache and gentle respiratory drawback, the spokesperson stated.
He was affected by gastritis and his “condition was stable and he has been moved out of the ICU to a cabin this morning”, she stated.
Mr Mahanta was earlier admitted to the identical hospital in September final 12 months following hypertension points however was launched later after his situation improved.
Mr Mahanta is at present an MLA from Baharampur meeting constituency which he has represented for 5 consecutive
phrases since 1991.
Mr Mahanta led the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) to energy twice in 1985 and 1996.
He was the president of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) that spearheaded the six-year lengthy Assam motion in opposition to unlawful foreigners within the state which led to the signing of the historic Assam Accord of which he was a signatory.
He together with the then AASU leaders went on to kind the AGP which got here to energy in 1985 and the then 33-year outdated Mahanta turned the nation’s youngest chief minister of a state.