West Bengal: Doctors treating said- Mukul Roy underwent brain surgery, suffering from dementia

Pankaj Prasad
Mukul Roy
Mukul Roy

West Bengal leader Mukul Roy suffers from Parkinson's disease and dementia and had undergone surgery for a neurological disorder.

West Bengal leader Mukul Roy suffers from Parkinson's disease and dementia and had undergone surgery for a neurological disorder. Though he has recovered physically, he is unsure about functioning mentally. Had a surgery for hydrocephalus (a condition in which fluid builds up in the brain, which can cause brain damage). The doctors treating him since last month said this on Wednesday.

Mukul Roy physically fit to travel but..

Doctors said, Roy's (physical) health has improved a lot compared to a month ago. He is physically fit to travel, but how much of his mental functioning he has regained, dementia remains to be ascertained, it can never be fully cured and there is always the possibility that age-related Plus it could be worse.

This situation happens with the sufferer in dementia

Dementia is a condition in which a person may lose cognitive functionality, which includes thinking, remembering, and reasoning to an extent. Parkinson's disease, on the other hand, is a neurological disorder that affects the nervous system.

The son had lodged an FIR regarding the father's disappearance

Roy's son Shubhranshu told PTI over telephone, Baba has recovered well from several health problems. He is better now. But his dementia has worsened and hence he is making all kinds of statements. Shubhranshu returned to TMC in 2021 along with his father. Shubhranshu lodged two FIRs on Monday evening alleging that his father was not traceable.

Was always with BJP, will work for it: Mukul Roy

Speaking to a Bengali news channel, Roy claimed that he has never been an MLA and has always been a member of Parliament. He also said that he has to fight the CPI(M) and then added that there is a need to fight the CPI(M), the Congress and the Trinamool Congress. Roy also said today that he was always with the BJP and would stay with the party if it is offered a job. He said, the question of me resigning from TMC does not arise... when I have already resigned from TMC.