February 2, 2023

Trinamool’s Gosaba MLA Jayanta Naskar breathed his final at 8.20 pm, mentioned a health care provider (File).


Trinamool Congress MLA Jayanta Naskar, who had examined optimistic for COVID-19 in May, died at a hospital in Kolkata on Saturday, a well being division official mentioned.

The 73-year-old legislator, nonetheless, had examined unfavourable for the illness on Friday, a health care provider of the medical facility mentioned.

The three-time MLA from Gosaba breathed his final at 8.20 pm, he mentioned.

Mr Naskar had examined optimistic for COVID-19 quickly after the announcement of the meeting election outcomes on May 2, the official mentioned.

The Gosaba MLA was initially handled on the state-run MR Bangur Hospital and shifted to the non-public medical facility a couple of days again, the official mentioned, including that he had comorbidities.

“(Mr) Naskar tested negative for COVID-19 on Friday. But prolonged illness caused damage to his lung,” the senior physician of the non-public hospital advised PTI.

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee condoled the demise of Mr Naskar.

“Heartfelt condolences to the family & supporters of Jayanta Naskar. Deeply pained at this colossal loss. As a 3-time MLA from Gosaba, he had dedicated his life towards serving people and was always with us through our many struggles. He will be remembered dearly,” Ms Banerjee mentioned in an announcement.

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