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Kamla Advani, wife of senior BJP leader LK Advani passes away after a prolonged illness in Delhi today. She was 83. Mrs Advani had been admitted to the AIIMS hospital earlier today, sources close to the family said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first to offer his condolences and pay tribute.
Kamla Advani 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. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolence over Kamla Advani’s demise saying she was an inspiring figure.
“Deeply pained & saddened by Kamla Advani ji’s demise. She always inspired & motivated Karyakartas & was LK Advani ji’s pillar of strength,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted soon after her death.
“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,” Modi’s second tweet said