Chandra Bhandari receiving treatment in Mumbai-based hospital

First and second phases of surgeries to be carried out today. Health parameters are said to be in normal condition.

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Kathmandu: Nepali Congress leader and Member of Parliament (MP) Chandra Bhandari, who suffered burn injuries when a cooking gas cylinder exploded at his residence in Kathmandu on Wednesday night, is receiving treatment at Mumbai-based National Skin Burn Centre, India.

As per the consultations of Dr Sunil Keswani, Dr Sandip Mistri and Dr Amul of the Hospital, Bhandari is being treated by keeping in ventilator for 48 hours, according to NC leader Yograj Kandel.

Kandel, who is in Mumbai, said that the first and second phases of surgeries would be carried out today. Doctors have said that the health parameters of leader Bhandari are in normal condition. The doctors have also shared that Bhandari’s heartbeat is also normal. Bhandari was taken to National Skin Burn Centre on Thursday in a Shree Airlines air ambulance for further treatment. Prior to that, Bhandari received treatment in Kirtipur Burn Hospital in Kathmandu following the incident.

The Hospital recommended taking him outside the country for further treatment. Bhandari and his mother, Harikala Bhandari, were injured in the incident that took place at their residence in Buddhanagar.  His mother succumbed to burns on Thursday morning.

Bhandari has sustained 25-30 percent burns including on his both hands and legs, according to the Kirtipur Burn Hospital.