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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes away at the age of 89 due to cardiac arrest

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 August 2018, 10:00 IST

A 89-year-old Somnath Chatterjee, former Lok Sabha Speaker passes away on Monday morning in Kolkata hospital. Mr Chatterjee was hospitalized days ago with a kidney ailment. Former Lok Sabha Speaker, who was admitted to Belle Vue hospital on August 8, was put on ventilator support after he suffered a heart attack. His condition turned critical on Sunday morning.

Previously, he was admitted to a private medical centre in Kolkata in July after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. Mr Chatterjee was 10-time parliamentarian had been undergoing dialysis.

 

 

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First published: 13 August 2018, 10:00 IST
 
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