Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal: Known as the ‘Mother of Orphans’, Sindhutai Sapkal’s life journey ended at the age of 75.

She had been admitted to the Galaxy Care Hospital. “She had undergone a hernia surgery one and a half months ago and recovery was very slow.

Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal, who had received the Padma Shri last year, was 75.

Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal, the mother of orphans, died in Pune

Today she died of a heart attack around 8 pm,” said Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar, Medical Director of the hospital.

Sapkal, who grew up in poverty and had to suffer immense hardships as a child, went on to set up institutes for orphan children.

She adopted and took care of more than one thousand orphan kids in 40 years. 

Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal, the mother of orphans, died in Pune

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over Sindhutai’s demise and said she will be remembered for her noble service to society.

President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed grief over Sindhutai’s demise and said She loved & served orphaned, tribals, and marginalized people.

Renowned social worker Sindhutai Sapkal, known as `orphan children’s mother’, died following a heart attack at a private hospital here, doctors said.