Homepage Badaga Community Forum Index FAQ Search Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in Register
Badaga Community
Welcome to Badaga community forum
View next topic
View previous topic
Post new topic Reply to topic
Author Message
deva_mathan
Frequent poster


Joined: 31 Dec 1998
Posts: 131

PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:15 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Former Congress MP, Akkamma Devi died at her house in Aruvangadu near here, after prolonged illness, family sources said on Friday 23/11/12.

Akkamma (94), who passed away last night, leaves behind a son and daughter.

She was the first woman MP to represent Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency in 1962-67 and was chosen by former Tamil Nadu chief minister, the late Kamaraj, to contest from the seat, they said.

She was the first woman from the Badaga community to graduate from college, the sources said.

_________________
Devarajan Mathan-
deva_mathan@yahoo.com
View user's profileSend private messageSend e-mailVisit poster's websiteYahoo Messenger
Display posts from previous:       
Post new topic Reply to topic

View next topic
View previous topic
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB All times are GMT - 7 Hours