Former Chief Minister of West Bengal, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, is currently under mechanical ventilation at Woodlands Hospital, where he was admitted on July 29, 2023, due to a lower respiratory tract infection and Type II respiratory failure. Despite his health challenges, doctors at the hospital have reported that his overall clinical status remains stable.
To ensure the best care and monitoring, a multidisciplinary medical team comprising experts from various fields is diligently overseeing his progress. The team consists of specialists in medicine, critical care, interventional cardiology, pulmonology, anesthesiology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, general medicine, and more. This collaborative approach aims to address any medical complexities and provide comprehensive support during his treatment.
The hospital authorities have emphasized the importance of constant observation and management in the care of the former Chief Minister. The team’s efforts are focused on ensuring his comfort and optimizing his recovery.
The contribution of Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to West Bengal during his tenure as Chief Minister from 2000 to 2011 have left a lasting impact on the state’s political landscape and development. As a prominent figure in the Communist Party of India (Marxist), he played a significant role in shaping the state’s policies and governance during his time in office.
In light of his health condition, well-wishers, including Union Minister Anurag Thakur and West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar, have expressed their prayers and wishes for his speedy recovery. The outpouring of support from political leaders and the public reflects the respect and admiration Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee commands in West Bengal and beyond.
As he continues to receive ongoing medical care, the medical team’s expertise and dedication remain instrumental in providing the necessary treatments and interventions to aid his recovery. The hospital and the medical community are committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for the former Chief Minister’s health, as he remains in the thoughts and prayers of many across the nation.