Mahasweta Devi no more: This is how PM Narendra Modi, others reacted

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged illness. She was 90.

Mahasweta Devi no more: This is how PM Narendra Modi, others reacted

Kolkata: Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged illness. She was 90.

The Ramon Magsaysay winner is survived by her daughter-in-law and a grandchild. Mahasweta Devi's son pre-deceased her two years ago.

"She passed away at 3.16 pm following a cardiac arrest and multi-organ failure," the doctor said.

 

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