Former TMC MP Krishna Bose passes away at 89

Former Lok Sabha MP Krishna Bose passed away on Saturday in Kolkata due to age related ailments. She was 89.

Bose, the former Trinamool Congress MP from the Jadavpur constituency is survived by two sons and a daughter.

She was married to Subhas Chandra Bose’s nephew Sisir Kumar Bose.

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee expressed shocked to hear about the demise of Krishna Bose.

“I lost someone respected, loved & admired by me. Saddened & shocked to hear about the demise of Krishna Basu, ex-TMC MP & wife of freedom fighter Dr. Sisir Bose. Being a part of Netaji’s family, she was a revered social reformer, renowned poet & a courageous educationalist,” Mamata tweeted.

“Krishna di was a mother to her son’s Sumantra & Sugata, daughter Sarmila as well as the whole Trinamool family. Her immense contribution to Indian society & Bengali culture will be revered for times to come,” Mamata added.