Somnath Chatterjee admitted to AIIMS

Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences following congestion in his chest.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2006 01:07 IST

Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was on Thursday admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences following congestion in his chest.

Chatterjee, 77, who did not attend Parliament, is suffering from cough, cold and congestion in chest.

When the Speaker went to AIIMS for a check up, doctors advised him to get admitted so that some tests can be conducted on Friday morning, Parliament sources said.

Earlier in the day, some tests were carried out on him and all his parameters were found okay.

First Published: Feb 23, 2006 23:16 IST