Friday, April 9, 2010

Women Communist leader Karthiayani passes away

KASARAGOD: Noted woman activist and Communist leader T C Karthiayani, who was in the forefront of the freedom struggle from Malabar region of the state died of age related ailments Friday at her residence at Pilicode in the district, family sources said.

Wife of T Subramanian Thirumumb, renowned poet and veteran freedom fighter, Karthiayani was 94 and leaves behind three sons and two daughters.

Kathiayani was the moving spirit behind her husband in spreading progressive ideologies during the freedom movement.

Known for her organisational capabilities, Kathiayani had played a lead role in hosting a womens conference at Koddakad in the district during the freedom movement.

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