Kolkata: After laying down guns at Writer’s Building in Kolkata on Friday, slain Kishenji's close aide Suchitra Mahato was admitted to a private nursing home for surgery on bullet wounds, under the care of renowned Dr Subrata Maitra.

According to police, Suchitra had escaped with bullet injuries after Kishenji was killed on November 25, 2011 at Burisole jungle in West Midnapore district.

After surrendering, Suchitra had said that after Kishenji’s killing she resided in her native village Dhanshola in Lalgarh. She had also opined that she along with her husband wanted to join the mainstream.

Meanwhile, the CPI reiterating its allegation that the TMC leaders are having connections with Maoists, it termed Suchitra’s move ‘drama’.