Monday, February 28, 2011

Bhupen Hazarika's health improves

News Source : The Times Of India


GUWAHATI: Dadasahed Phalke awardee and Assam Ratna Bhupen Hazarika's health condition "improved considerably" on Sunday. He was admitted to a private hospital on Thursday after he complained of respiratory problems.

His blood pressure and pulse rate are stable now.

"He is stable now. His blood pressure and other health indicators are normal. He has been showing satisfactory improvements in health," said a source in the hospital, where the music maestro has been admitted to.

Former chief minister Prafulla Mahanta visited the cultural icon and enquired about his health. Similarly, a delegation from Bangladesh also vis-ited Hazarika and prayed for his speedy recovery.

Governor JB Patnaik enquired about Hazarika's health and wished him a speedy recovery.

A seven-member team of cardiac specialists is monitoring Hazarika and a special accommodation has been made for the treatment of the Assam Ratna.