Kolkata, Feb 22 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed her profound grief over the passing away of academician-turned-politician Krishna Bose.
Taking to her Tweeter handle, Ms Banerjee said, “ 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,” she said.
In an another tweet , the Chief Minister said, “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.,” she added.
Educationist and three-time former Trinamool Congress MP Krishna Bose breathed her last at a private hospital near E M Bypass here this morning at the age of 89. Bose is survived by sons Sugata and Sumantra and daughter Sharmila. (UNI)