Saurav Ganguly Health Updates: In a shocking development on Saturday, The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly suffers a heart attack and has just gone through minor angioplasty. Ganguly has been admitted to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after suffering a mild cardiac arrest.
The 48-years-old former Indian cricket team captain is 'Stable' and admitted to the Emergency ward of the private Hospital but is ''Out of Danger'' now according to the latest sources. 'Dada' has been rushed to the Woodlands Hospital in the city after falling ill this morning while working out in the Gym at his Residence in Kolkata.
Speaking to the reporters, Dr. Rupali Basu, MD, and CEO of Woodlands Hospital has said that Saurav Ganguly is stable thermodynamically. "He has received loading doses of dual antiplatelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now," she added.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter to wish Ganguly a speedy recovery. "Sad to hear that @SGanguly99 suffered a mild cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital," tweeted Banerjee.
Celebrities from various backgrounds extended wishes for BCCI President's speedy recovery from Chesh pain - his IPL Franchise, BCCI, and many cricketers including Team India skipper Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar among others.
Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon 🙏 @SGanguly99— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 2, 2021
Just got to know about your ailment Sourav.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 2, 2021
Hope each passing day brings you closer to a full and speedy recovery! Get well soon. pic.twitter.com/NIC6pFRRdv
Earlier this week, Ganguly had also cleared the air about him joining politics ahead of West Bengal Assembly elections this year. He had stated that he went to meet the state's Governor upon invitation. State Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had met Ganguly to discuss various issues and agreed to visit Eden Gardens on his invitation.
"If the Governor wants to meet you, you have to meet him. So let us keep it like that," Ganguly had informed.
"Had interaction with Saurav Ganguly, BCCI President at Raj Bhawan yesterday at 4.30 PM on varied issues. Accepted his offer for a visit to Eden Gardens, the oldest cricket ground in the country established in 1864," tweeted the Governor.