Nusrat Jahan's health condition improves, released from hosp

(Eds: With fresh inputs) Kolkata, Nov 18 (PTI) Actress and TMC MP Nusrat Jahanwas discharged from hospital on Monday evening, a day aftershe was admitted with complains of respiratory trouble.

Jahan was released after her health condition showedsignificant improvement, a senior official of the city-basedprivate hospital where she was admitted, said.

'She will be under medication and needs rest,' hesaid.

The MP from Basirhat was rushed to hospital on Sundaynight due to respiratory problems, a statement issued by herfamily said, adding, she has a history of asthma.

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

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

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

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 responded by saying she represented aninclusive India, which was beyond the barriers of caste, creedand religion. PTI SCH SUS RMSRBT RBT