Smt. Shobha Nehru, a close relative of Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru and wife of former diplomat, former Governor and former Chairman of Tribune Trust late Shri B.K. Nehru. Smt. Shobha Nehru passed away today at her residence at Kasauli in Solan district. She was 109 years old. Chief Minister prayed for peace for the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family members to bear the irreparable loss. She was the Aunt of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.She was married to India`s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru`s cousin B K Nehru, an Indian diplomat who nearly succeeded Dag Hammarskjold as United Nations Secretary General.Rahul Gandhi regularly headed to the picturesque hill station of Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh to meet his aunt.