26/11 martyr's wife cremated

26/11 martyr's wife cremated

The mortal remains of Kavita Karkare, wife of slain ATS chief Hemant Karkare, were cremated at Worli in south Mumbai on Tuesday, a day after she died at a city hospital following brain haemorrhage.

Kavita (57), whose husband Hemant Karkare was martyred during the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack, had been admitted to the P D Hinduja hospital on Saturday. She had slipped into coma and was on ventilator till Monday when she was declared dead.

“Her body was moved to a crematorium ground in Worli this morning from the hospital. Her son Akash conducted the last rites,” said a police officer.

After her death, Kavita’s two daughters and son had donated her organs to help the needy patients.

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