Medical team visits Puducherry to examine Manoj Das’ health condition


Bhubaneswar: A medical team from Odisha on Tuesday visited the nursing home at Sri Aurobinda Ashram in Puducherry to examine the health condition of veteran litterateur and Padma Bhusan Manoj Das.

Manoj Das is undergoing treatment at the nursing home due to old-age related ailments.

The team headed by Prof Dr Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra, Professor of Medicine and Dean and Principal of Shri Jagannath  Medical College and Hospital in Puri, will submit a report to the state government after checking health condition of Das.

Recently, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had sent a four-member medical team from the premier Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) for treatment of Padma Bhushan Prof.  Manoj Das.