LK Advani's wife Kamla dies after heart attack

Apr 06, 2016, 18:51 IST | Agencies

Kamla Advani, wife of veteran BJP leader L K Advani, dies of heart failure

New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani's wife Kamla Advani died on Wednesday following a heart attack, doctors said.

"Advaniji's wife was brought to AIIMS after she suffered a heart attack. She has died," said a doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

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. 

PM, Mulayam condoles Kamla Advani's demise 

New Delhi/Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today condoled death of Kamla Advani, wife of senior BJP leader L K Advani.

Modi expressed deep pain and sadness over her demise, saying she had always inspired and motivated party workers.

"Deeply pained & saddened by Kamla Advani ji's demise. She always inspired & motivated Karyakartas & was LK Advani ji's pillar of strength," Modi tweeted.

"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," he added. 

"I condole death of Kamla Advaniji. May God give strength to the bereaved family," Mulayam Yadav said in his condolence message.

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