Published On: Fri, Sep 11th, 2020

Social activist Swami Agnivesh dies at 80, was suffering from liver cirrhosis

New Delhi, Sep 10 (PTI) Social activist Swami Agnivesh, who was suffering from liver cirrhosis for a long time, died of multi-organ failure at a Delhi hospital, doctors said. He was 80.

File Photo: Social activist Swami Agnivesh

Agnivesh was critically ill and admitted to an ICU of the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, and was on ventilatory support since Tuesday, the doctors said.

“He was suffering from liver cirrhosis and died today due to multi-organ failure as his condition deteriorated and he went into cardiac arrest at 6 pm,” a spokesperson of the hospital said.

Resuscitation was attempted but he passed away at 6:30 pm, he said.

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