She breathed her last yesterday night and the cremation will take place here tomorrow. She was 80.
She was married to Prof Vishwanath Tewari, a Rajya Sabha MP, who was assassinated by the militants in 1984.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh expressed grief over the demise of Dr Amrit Tewari.
In his condolence message, the chief minister recalled the outstanding services rendered by the Padma Shri recipient in the field of dentistry and orthodontics at national as well as international level, besides serving at PGIMER, Chandigarh, in various administrative capacities including as its Dean.
"She was a multi-faceted personality, with the qualities of the head and heart, who worked tirelessly to uplift the disadvantaged sections of the society in and around Chandigarh. She was also a member of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation," Amarinder Singh said in the message.
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