Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) Birbhum district president and party strongman Anubrata Mondal fell sick on Thursday.
Mondal is being brought to Kolkata from Bolpur due to acute respiratory issues. According to sources close to him, the grassroots leader had been under house arrest for the past few days due to illness.
His breathing trouble began on Wednesday night. On Thursday afternoon, the TMC leadership decided to bring him to Kolkata for further treatment. Sources say an ambulance with Mondal in it left Bolpur for Kolkata at 4.30 pm.
According to Birbhum district sources, Mondal has Covid-19 symptoms but has not been tested yet. It is believed that he will undergo a Covid-19 RT-PCR test after being admitted to the hospital.