Veteran BJP leader LK Advani’s wife Kamla Advani died after she suffered a cardiac arrest.
Kamla Advani was admitted to Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday morning after she complained of chest pain.
A doctor said: “Advaniji’s wife was brought to AIIMS after she suffered a heart attack”.
LK Advani had been married to Kamla for 51 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over Kamla Advani death. “Deeply pained and saddened by Kamla Advani ji’s demise. She always inspired and motivated karyakartas and was LK Advani ji’s pillar of strength,” PM Modi said in a series of tweets.
“I recall my many interactions with Kamla Advani ji. My thoughts are with the Advani family in this hour of grief. May her soul rest in peace,” the PM said.
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. She was reported to have been admitted to the hospital in December 2015 for what was described “as age-related health complications” and has been using a wheelchair for the past few months. Sources in the family said she was also suffering memory loss.