KOLKATA -- In a humanitarian gesture, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday took a youth, injured in a road accident, in her convoy vehicle after stopping the fleet and making arrangements to rush him to a hospital.
The incident happened at around 2 PM today when the youth Prasenjit Kundu (28) fell down on the road after his bike was hit by a taxi from behind near Rani Rashmoni Avenue, a senior police officer said.
The Chief Minister, who was passing by the area around that time, saw Kundu lying on road, promptly took him in a car of her convoy before admitting him to SSKM hospital, they said.
The taxi driver was arrested later.
Kundu was discharged from the hospital after treatment.
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