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Fmr Union Minister Manish Tewari's mother passes away

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

and senior Tewari's mother Dr passed away here after a brief illness.

She breathed her last yesterday night and the cremation will take place here tomorrow. She was 80.

is survived by her son Tewari and a daughter.

She was married to Prof Vishwanath Tewari, a MP, who was assassinated by the militants in 1984.

expressed grief over the demise of Dr

In his condolence message, the recalled the 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

"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 She was also a member of the Municipal Corporation," said in the message.

also expressed grief over Dr Amrit Tewari's demise.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 17:50 IST