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Injured Ramdev follower still critical

Raj Bala, 51, who suffered spinal injuries during the police crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters last month, continues to be in a critical state, doctors attending to her said on Thursday.

delhi Updated: Jul 07, 2011 18:34 IST

Raj Bala, 51, who suffered spinal injuries during the police crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters last month, continues to be in a critical state, doctors attending to her said on Thursday.

The Gurgaon resident is in the ICU of GB Pant Hospital in New Delhi and has been bedridden for over a month now.

The status report released Thursday by medical superintendent N Shashi Gururaja said: "Patient is conscious and obeying verbal commands and she continues to be on ventilatory support and her condition is very critical."

According to the doctors, Raj Bala is still quadriplegic (paralysis caused by illness or injury to a human).

"Her vital parameters are being maintained with increased pharmacological support. Surgery was done, decompression and fixation using plate, screw and cage," the statement added.

Raj Bala underwent surgery June 5 for cervical spinal injuries.