Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, passed away
Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in a seven- star hotel in New Delhi. She was suffering from lupus and was diagnosed with stomach Tuberculosis.
About Sunanda Pushkar
Born: January 1, 1962 in a Kashmiri family of landlords and army officers native to Bomai.
Spouses: Sanjay Raina (1988), Sujith Menon (1991-1997), Shashi Tharoor (2010-2014) (her death).
Sales director in the Dubai-based TECOM Investments and a co-owner of Rendezvous Sports World (RSW).
RSW bid for IPL team Kochi Tuskers Kerala.
In April 2010, she had to give up a stake in the Kochi IPL team estimated at Rs 70 crore, when allegations of corruption were made against her.
It was alleged that Tharoor used her as a front to collect Rs 70 crores for helping the Kochi owners get their IPL team.
Married to Shashi Tharoor in August 2010.
On Jan 17, 2014 , a day after the Twitter controversy, Sunanda was found dead The Leela Palace hotel in New Delhi.