Death of Kamla Advani came as a big personal loss for veteran BJP leader LK Advani. Married to Kamla for 51 years it was hard for him to believe the sudden demise of his lifelong partner and companion. Kamla Advani (83) passed away on 6th April 2016 after suffering a heart attack at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). She is survived by her husband, LK Advani, a son and a daughter.
Known for her simplicity, Kamla Advani just like any other Indian woman stood beside her husband during heydays of Indian politics. She saw various important moment of her husband's political career. She remained out of politics but was an extremely supportive wife. Infact LK Advani always drew tremendous support from her during the ups and downs of his long political career. Married to LK Advani in 1965 Kamala was always seen accompanying her husband in many political campaign including strenuous long 'rath yatra' in the late eighties and 90s and later during the 'Shining India' campaign. A perfect manager of Advani household, she was known for her hospitality. She shared a great rapport with many party functionaries and important leaders of Indian politics.
Illness and Death
Unwell for quite some time Kamla Advani was admitted to AIIMS after she complained of breathlessness and chest pain. But despite efforts by doctors she could not be revived and was declared dead.
As the news of her death broke, several eminent personalities took social networking sites and offered their condolences.
Narendra Modi: Deeply pained & saddened by Kamla Advani ji's demise. She always inspired & motivated Karyakartas & was LK Advani ji's pillar of strength.
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
Amit Shah: Deeply saddened by the demise of Kamla Advani ji. My heartfelt condolences to the Advani family. May God give strength (to them) to bear the great pain
Rajnath Singh: Deeply pained to learn of Smt. Kamla Advani's demise. May God give Shri L K Advaniji and his family the strength to bear this great loss.
Arun Jaitley: Condolences on the sad demise of Smt. Kamla Advani ji w/o Sh. L.K. Advani ji. My prayers are with the bereaved family.
Dattatreya Hosabale: My deep condolences to Advaniji & family. Paying homage to Kamlaji & pray to almighty to grant lasting peace to departed soul. She lived an ideal life by Advaniji's side and was an affectionate Mata to all of us through her hospitality.
Prakash Javadekar: Saddened by the demise of Smt Kamla Advaniji. She was a pillar of support to Advaniji in his political march.She gave love to all of us. RIP
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, West Bengal Chief Minsiter Mamata Banerjee also sent condolence messages after her death.
Husband: Lal Krishna Advani
Children: Pratibha Advani and Jayant Advani
(FAN OF Shrimati KAMLA ADVANI)
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