New Delhi, Sep 11 (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.
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. PTI KND ANB ANB