Former President Pratibha Patils husband Devisingh Shekhawat passed away at the age of 89 at a private hospital here following a heart attack, sources close to the family said.
He was admitted to the hospital a few days back, they said. “He passed away at 9 am today due to a heart attack,” a source said.
He is survived by wife Pratibha Patil and two children – a son and a daughter.
His last rites will be performed in Pune later in the day, the source said.
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