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LK Advani's wife Kamla Advani dies of heart attack; 'deeply pained', tweets PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 06 April 2016, 07:36 PM

Kamla Advani, wife of veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, passed away on Wednesday due to heart attack. She was 83. Kamla was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after she complained of chest pain. "Advaniji's wife was brought to AIIMS after she suffered a heart attack. She has died," said a doctor at AIIMS.

Kamla Advani was rushed to the hospital and was kept in ICU after she complained of uneasiness and breathlessness, sources said. Kamla Advani leaves behind her husband, a son and a daughter. According to family sources, she had been suffering from age-related problems and was on wheelchair. She was also suffering from memory loss. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his condolences on Twitter:

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

“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.

First Published: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 06:55 PM

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