Nusrat Jahan admitted to hospital with respiratory trouble

(Eds: With additional inputs) Kolkata, Nov 18 (PTI) Actress and TMC MP Nusrat Jahanwas admitted to a city-based private hospital after shecomplained of respiratory problems, a statement issued by herfamily said on Monday.

Police sources, however, said that Jahan, aftercelebrating her husband Nikhil Jain's birthday, had taken anoverdose of medicine, following which her health conditiondeteriorated on Sunday night.

'Nusrat Jahan was rushed to a hospital around 9.30 pm.

She was admitted in the ICU and treatment startedimmediately,' they said.

A statement by her family said, 'Nusrat wasadmitted to a hospital due to respiratory problems. She has ahistory of asthma... ' 'Jahan is in the ICU, but stable. She isconscious,' it said.

A senior official at the hospital, where the TMC MP iscurrently undergoing treatment, told PTI that Jahan'scondition improved on Monday morning.

He, however, declined to comment anything on the causeof her ill health.

The actress had won this year's Lok Sabha electionsfrom Basirhat by a huge margin of over three lakh votes.

She married her long-time beau and city-basedenterpreneur Nikhil Jain in June.

Jahan had come in the firing line of Muslim clergyafter she was seen sporting 'sindoor' (vermilion) while takingoath in the Parliament as the new MP.

The TMC MP had said she represented an inclusiveIndia, which was beyond the barriers of caste, creed andreligion. PTI SCH SUSRMS RMS