Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat, husband of former President of India, Pratibha Patil and Ex. MLA passes away on February 24, 2023 while undergoing treatment at the KEM Hospital in Pune. Late Mr. Shekhawat had suffered a heart attack two days ago for which he was admitted in the hospital but he away today morning.
Devisingh Shekhawat was a politician and agriculturist and also the first gentleman of India and the husband of the first female President of India, Pratibha Patil. He formerly held the positions of first Mayor of Amravati and First Gentleman of Rajasthan.
Devisingh Shekhawat was also quite active in the area of education. In 1972, he completed his PhD at Mumbai University. He was the principal of a college that was run by the Vidya Bharti Shikshan Sanstha Foundation.
Many political figures like PM Modi, NCP chief, Sharad Pawar and Former President Ram Nath Kovind offered condolences to the family.
My thoughts are with our former President Smt. Pratibha Patil Ji and her family on the passing away of Dr. Devisingh Shekhawat Ji. He made a mark on society through his various community service efforts. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 24, 2023
Shocked to know about the sudden demise of Dr. Devisingh Shekhawat ji. My condolences with Smt Pratibha Singh Patil ji and her family in this hour of grief.
— Ram Nath Kovind (@ramnathkovind) February 24, 2023