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President Pranab Mukharjee’s Wife Suvra Mukherjee Passes Away

Aug 18th, 2015 9:38 am | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

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New Delhi: She had always remained in the background, smiling graciously at invited guests from her wheelchair during events held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. First Lady Suvra Mukherjee, President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife of 58 years, died here on Tuesday, it was announced.

The First Lady was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Army’s Research And Referral Hospital here two weeks back.

President Mukherjee cut short his two-day visit to Odisha and returned to the National Capital that evening itself. She was known to be suffering from a heart ailment.

“Suvra Mukherjee died after a cardiac arrest. She was on ventilator till the time of her death,” Army’s Research And Referral Hospital PRO Sanjay Kumar said.

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