Siliguri, 27th October: Ashok Bhattacharya’s wife Ratna Bhattacharya passed away in a nursing home in Kolkata on Wednesday morning. Her body will be brought to Siliguri tomorrow morning, following which, her last rites will be performed.
Expressing grief over his wife's death, Ashok Bhattacharya wrote, "My life partner for the past 41 years Ratna Bhattacharya passed away today. Apart from being a member of our party, she was a fighter and a generous and flexible person. As a minister or mayor's wife, she never had any arrogance and maintained humble relations with people from all walks of life.”