Published On : Tue, Aug 18th, 2015

President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra passes away

President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra Mukherjee passed away at around 10 am this morning in a Delhi hospital. She was 74.

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“It is informed with deep sorrow that First Lady, Mrs Suvra Mukherjee, passed away this morning at 10.51 am,” the President’s Twitter handle announced this morning.



Mrs Mukherjee, who had been unwell and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Army Research and Referral Hospital last week, following a respiratory ailment.

President Pranab Mukherjee had earlier this month cut short his visit to Odisha, where he was to preside over a function at the National Law University, Cuttack.