Staff Reporter

KOLKATA: The former Chief Minister of West Bengal, Jyoti Basu, is progressing well, hospital authorities said on Thursday.

The veteran Marxist leader was admitted to a private hospital here after her fell unconscious for a brief period at his Salt Lake residence on Sunday.

Although he complained of discomfort in the abdomen and disturbed sleep on Wednesday, he is still eating a normal diet according to a medical bulletin. Routine investigations were conducted on Thursday and all reports were normal.