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Lakshmi Sehgal suffers cardiac arrest, critical

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Last Updated: July 19, 2012, 14:18 IST

Lakshmi Sehgal suffers cardiac arrest, critical

Captain Lakshmi Sehgal was very active in the independence movement and commanded the 'Rani of Jhansi Regiment.

Kanpur: Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who was part of Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National Army, was admitted to a hospital in Kanpur on Thursday following a cardiac arrest, family sources said.

Sehgal(97), who was ill for some time, suffered a heart attack on Thursday morning at her residence in Civil Lines area in Kanpur, Sehgal's daughter Subhashini Ali said.

A team of doctors has been appointed to monitor her health condition, she said.

Captain Lakshmi Sehgal was very active in the independence movement of India and commanded the 'Rani of Jhansi Regiment of INA.

A doctor by profession, she was working as a medical practitioner and a social worker. She was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 1998.
first published:July 19, 2012, 14:18 IST
last updated:July 19, 2012, 14:18 IST