Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia’s Mother Dies

Madhavi Raje Scindia was on Ventilator Support…

On Wednesday, 15 May 2024, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia's mother Madhavi Raje Scindia passed away at AIIMS, Delhi.

In the last few days, Madhavi Raje was on ventilator support and died at 9.28 am.

Before the third phase of voting, Madhavi Raje was admitted to Delhi AIIMS in the Lok Sabha polls.

She suffered from pneumonia as well as sepsis.

Her last rites will be held in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior.

Madhavi Raje, who belonged to Nepalese royalty, was married to Maharaja Madhavrao Scindia II. On September 30, 2001, Madhavrao Scindia, a veteran Congress leader, died in a plane crash near Mainpuri in Uttar Pradesh.

Madhavi Raje was involved in charity work and was the chairperson of 24 trusts that are involved in fields such as education and medical health care.

She was also the chief of the board of governors of the Scindias Kanya Vidyalaya, which provides education to girls. She also created the Maharaja Madhavrao Scindia II gallery in the palace museum, in memory of her late husband.

Edited By: Tuba Sultana

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