Kamla Advani, wife of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran LK Advani, passed away today after suffering a cardiac arrest.
After complaining of chest pain in the morning, she was admitted to Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
The couple was married for 51 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his condolences to the Advani family.
Deeply pained & saddened by Kamla Advani ji's demise. She always inspired & motivated Karyakartas & was LK Advani ji's pillar of strength.- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 6 April 2016
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- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 6 April 2016
Congress President, Sonia Gandhi has expressed deep grief and sorrow at the passing away of Kamla Advani. Extending her condolences to Lal Krishna Advani and other family members, Sonia Gandhi said that she shares the pain caused by their loss and prayed for the departed soul.