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.

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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.