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Midnapore: Trinamool MLA from Panskura West Assembly segment in East Midnapore has been hospitalised after she suffered a cardiac arrest today.

The incident took place in the afternoon. The MLA, Phiroza Bibi (70), had gone to inaugurate a primary health centre at Pratappur in her constituency and suffered the cardiac arrest minutes before event.

Bibi was at once admitted to the government health centre that she was to inaugurate. A little later, she was relocated to Panskura Super Speciality Hospital. Transport minister Suvendu Adhikari and water resources minister Soumen Mahapatra went to see her at the hospital.

Bibi has now been referred to a Kolkata nursing home for undergoing an angioplasty.