Gayatri Devi, the former Maharani of Jaipur, passed away due to gastric problems on Wednesday afternoon.


Gayatri Devi Passes Away
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The elegant former princess of Cooch Behar, Gayatri Devi, passed way in Jaipur on Wednesday. She was 90. She was the Queen of Jaipur and was once considered among the world's most beautiful women.
 
She had been admitted to the Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital (SDMH) in Jaipur on July 17.
 
"She developed gastric problems in London and was admitted to a hospital there. She expressed her desire to return and was flown in an air ambulance to Jaipur. She was in SDMH since then," an administrative officer of SDMH said.
 
Gayatri Devi's passed away a day after the death of actress Leela Naidu, both of whom were named by Vogue as amongst the 10 most beautiful women in the world.
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