Renowned social worker Sindhutai Sapkal, fondly known as ‘orphan children’s mother’, died following a heart attack at a private hospital here, doctors said.
Sapkal, who had received the Padma Shri last year, had completed 74 years in November.
She had been admitted to the Galaxy Care Hospital here.
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