Bangalore, Apr 22 UNI | 3 months ago

Shankuntala Bangarappa, wife of late Karnataka Chief Minister S Bangarappa, died of cancer at a private hospital here today.

She was 70. She is survived by two sons, including former Karnataka Minister Kumar Bangarappa and Madhu Bangarappa and three daughters.

Geetha Shivrajkumar is Shakuntala's daughter who has contested in Lok Sabha Election from Shimoga this year.

Ms Shankuntala Bangarappa was ailing for some months and she breathed last at Mallya Hospital this afternoon, family said.

The last rites will be held at her hometown Sorab in Shimoga District tomorrow.

Kannada Film actor and her son-in-law Shivraj Kumar and other Rajkumar siblings Raghavendra and Puneeth Rajkumar were among others who visited the hospital and paid their last respects.

(Posted on 22-04-2014)