Veteran Left leader still on ventilator support

Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Critically-ill All India Forward Bloc leader Ashok Ghosh on Thursday continued to be on ventillator support in a city hospital, doctors said.

The 94-year old Ghosh, the seniormost Left Front leader in West Bengal, was on Tuesday rushed to the hospital following lower respiratory tract infection.

“He remains critical and prognosis remains guarded. He continues to be on ventilation. He is conscious,” said a medical bulletin issued by the hospital.

Ghosh has for decades now been the secretary of the West Bengal unit of the party founded by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

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