Singer Arijit Singh's mother, Aditi Singh, has succumbed to a cerebral stroke just a couple of days after recovering from COVID-19. She was admitted in AMRI hospital - Dhakuria in Kolkata on May 6 with Covid-related complications. She passed away on Wednesday night at around 11 pm. She was 52. The singer's mother had tested negative on Monday (May 17).
"She passed away last night (Wednesday) around 11 pm. Singh, admitted with COVID, was put on ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation). She tested negative on Monday but succumbed to a cerebral stroke last night," read an official statement issued by the medical facility. Her family members took her mortal remains on Thursday morninh to their home in Jiaganj, Murshidabad.
The news of Arijit Singh's mother being critical had come to light when actress Swastika Mukherjee had taken to Twitter to seek blood donors for her. "Need A- blood for singer Arijit Singh’s mother admitted in Amri Dhakuria. Need it today. Pls contact @swatihihihi with verified MALE DONORS," she had tweeted. Bengali filmmaker Srijit Mukherjee had also amplified the request for blood donors for Arijit's mother on his Twitter handle.
After receiving a donor, Arijit urged his fans not to overdo things just because he is a celebrity. "It is my humble request to those who are trying to help me at this hour, Please Do not overdo things just because you see a name called Arijit Singh. Until we learn to respect each individual, We are not going to elevate ourselves from this disaster. I am thankful to people who reached out and helped but please remember we are all human beings. Every individual is priority," Arijit had written.
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