In a tragic incident, Krishna Roy, wife of senior TMC leader Mukul Roy – passed away in a private hospital in Chennai on Tuesday morning.
Krishna Roy suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away
Recently, Krishna Roy’s health condition deteriorated and she was shifted to a private hospital in Chennai in an Air ambulance with life support. Hospital sources said around 4.45 am on Tuesday, Krishna Roy suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away despite all medical emergency support provided by the attending doctors.
She was on life support after contracting Covid-19
On June 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had enquired about the health condition of Mukul Roy’s wife over the telephone. Mukul Roy was the national vice-president of Bhartiya Janta Party then. Mr. Roy had told PM Modi that his wife had turned negative for Covid-19 but she was on life support due to complications after infection. On July 7, her body will be brought to Kolkata from Chennai for the last rites.
Recently, Mukul Roy quit the BJP and returned to TMC
Recently, Mukul Roy quit the BJP and returned to TMC on May 11 in presence of party chief Mamata Banerjee during a formal induction ceremony. To be precise – on December 17, 1997, Mukul Roy was the first to join when Trinamool Congress was formed – a year before when it was officially founded on January 1, 1998.
Mukul Roy, who was one of the founding members of the TMC, recently returned to his old party after serving in the BJP for four years. Roy had won from the Krishnanagar Uttar Assembly constituency on a BJP ticket in this year’s West Bengal polls.