Mamata Banerjee`s mother passes away

Gayatri Devi, mother of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, died at a state-run hospital here on Saturday.

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2011, 10:49 AM IST

Kolkata: Gayatri Devi, mother of West Bengal
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, died at a state-run hospital
here on Saturday.

81-year-old Devi died this morning, family sources said.
She is survived by three sons and a daughter.

Devi was admitted to the SSKM hospital two weeks ago. She
was suffering from old-age related ailments and was on life
support system since the past fortnight.

PTI