New Delhi: West Bengal chief minister Mamta Banerjee's younger brother Ashim Banerjee died of Corona at Kolkata, on Saturday morning. Ashim Banerjee, 62 years, was detected with Covid-19 last month, since then he was undergoing treatment. Dr Alok Roy, chairman of the city’s Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata, said, according to ANI.
"Ashim Banerjee died around 9:20 am. He was detected with Covid-19 last month and was undergoing treatment for almost a month now. He had certain comorbidities such as hypertension." A senior doctor at the hospital said.
His last rites will be performed on Saturday, at Nimtala cremation ground today following Covid protocols.