Leader Bastola still unconscious
Nepali Congress Leader Chakra Prasad Bastola is kept under ventilator and has not gained consciousness until now.
Bastola underwent an emergency surgery of his brain at Neuro Hospital in Silugadhi, India last night.
A team headed by Dr Siddhi Raj Sharma of the hospital performed the three-hour-long surgery at 9.30 pm on Saturday, informed Bastola’s cousin Tara Bastola.
Bastola was rushed to Dharan-based BP Koirala institute of Health Sciences after he suddenly collapsed while attending a programme of Bastola Society in Birat Chowk, Morang.
Then, he was taken immediately to Silugadhi on Saturday afternoon as per the advice of doctors attending Bastola in BPKIHS. The doctors confirmed that the case was of brain hemorrhage.