Kamla Advani, wife of BJP leader LK Advani, dies of heart attack; PM Modi says she was an inspiring figure

BJP leader LK Advani's wife Kamla Advani passed away at AIIMS hospital in the national capital.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 7, 2016 1:37 am
kamla advani, lk advani Kamla Advani (Source: LK Advani blog)

BJP leader LK Advani’s wife Kamla Advani passed away after suffering a heart attack in the national capital on Wednesday.

She was admitted at AIIMS where she breathed last.

Sources close to the family said she complained of uneasiness and breathlessness and was rushed to the AIIMS where doctors tried to revive her but in vain. “She suffered cardiac arrest,” they said.

Kamla Advani (83) leaves behind, besides her husband, a son and a daughter.

She had been suffering from age-related problems for some time and was on wheelchair for the last few months.

Family sources said she was also suffering from memory loss.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolence over Kamla Advani’s demise saying she was an inspiring figure.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi also expressed deep grief and sorrow at death Kamla Advani. Extending her condolences to LK Advani and other family members, Gandhi said she shares the pain caused by their loss and prayed for the departed soul.

 

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