First Lady Suvra Mukherjee passes away

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President couple - File Photo

New Delhi: Country’s First Lady and wife of the President of India, Suvra Mukherjee passed away today, at 10.51 AM. The official twitter handle of Pranab Mukherjee shared the news in a series of tweets about her. Suvra Mukherjee was born in 1940, September 17th in Jessore and married the Pranab Mukherjee in 1957. The couple has three children Abhijit Mukherjee, Indrajit Mukherjee and Sharmistha Mukherjee.

Suvra was suffering from a respiratory problem since quiet some time and had suffered a cardiac arrest  yesterday night.  She was under treatment at the Army (Research and Referral) Hospital, Delhi. The last rites would be held in New Delhi on Wednesday. 

Pranab Mukherjee is said to be in deep sorrow for the demise of his wife and most of the political leaders including the Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao wished her soul rests in peace.