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Tapas Paul admitted to hospital after suffering brain stroke

PTI 20 Aug 2014, 0:07:25 AM IST
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul was today admitted in a super speciality hospital here after
suffering a brain stroke, hospital sources said.

"He (Paul) was brought to the hospital at 4 pm. Then MRI was conducted and it was found that he has suffered a brain stroke. He has been admitted in ICCU and is under 72-hour observation by the doctors," Belle Vue Hospital official P Tandon said.

Earlier in July, Paul (55) was admitted to the same hospital after a sudden spurt in his blood pressure.

Paul was recently in the news for threatening to kill opposition CPI-M workers and have their women raped if a single ruling party worker was attacked, a comment which drew widespread criticism and forced him to tender an apology.