New Delhi: 12 sep 2020 Social activist Swami Agnivesh died after a cardiac arrest Friday evening at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in Delhi. He was 80 years old. Admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, Swami Agnivesh was being treated for liver cirrhosis and had been on ventilator support following multi-organ failure.
According to a statement by the hospital, his condition began deteriorating this evening and he suffered a heart attack at 6 PM. Doctors tried to resuscitate him but failed, and he was declared dead at 6.30 PM.