LAKSHMI SEHGAL

  • 19 people we will miss January 5, 2013

    1. Gore Vidal, 86 An American author, playwright, essayist and an occasional actor, who also aspired to be the President. Few litterateurs have made their presence felt in public life as Vidal. He was witty and acerbic and his penchant for sharp, incisive statements put him at loggerheads with his contemporaries...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal's body donated for medical research July 24, 2012

    Kanpur: As a huge crowd bid her the final farewell, veteran freedom fighter Captain Lakshmi Sehgal's body was on Tuesday taken to the GSVM medical college here where it would be donated for research. The body of Sehgal, who passed away on Monday at the age of 97, was taken in...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal: From Netaji's INA to Parliament July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The last link with India's revolutionary freedom struggle led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is no more. Lakshmi Swaminathan Sehgal who rose to the rank of a Colonel in the Indian National Army (INA) died at the age of 97. Born into a Tamil Brahmin family in 1914,...
  • Netaji's close aide Lakshmi Sehgal dies at 97 July 23, 2012

    Kanpur: Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, died on Monday in Kanpur. The 97yearold who was the first captain of Rani of Jhansi Regiment, the women's wing of Azad Hind Fauj or Indian National Army, had been ailing for some time and was undergoing treatment at...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal's health deteriorates July 21, 2012

    Kanpur: The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated on Saturday, doctors in Kanpur said. "We have put her on ventilator support to boost her blood pressure," said Santosh Kumar, a doctor attending to the 97yearold who was the first captain of the women's wing...
  • No improvement in Lakshmi Sehgal's condition July 20, 2012

    Kanpur: Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, a compatriot of Subhash Chandra Bose, who was admitted to hospital on Thursday following a cardiac arrest, still continued to be in "very critical" condition, family sources said. "Sehgal's condition is very critical. There has been no significant improvement," Sehgal's daughter Subhashini Ali told reporters in Kanpur...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal suffers cardiac arrest, critical July 19, 2012

    Kanpur: Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who was part of Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National Army, was admitted to a hospital in Kanpur on Thursday following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. Sehgal(97), who was ill for some time, suffered a heart attack on Thursday morning at her residence in Civil Lines area...