N. Sarojini Devi, BA graduate, NSS College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram, 1965

"I am N.Sarojini Devi, Retd Dietician, Government Medical College, Thiruvanathapuram. I was the seventh and the youngest born to my parents Sri K.Narayana Pillai and Smt L.Narayani Amma.I had three sisters and three brothers. My parents belonged to a remote village Thiruvithamcodu in Kerala. Now that is part of KanyaKumari after the formation of Kerala... Continue Reading →

S. Parvathy, M.A. Sociology, 1996; her own and her daughter’s account of her accomplishment

“I am the FIRST POST GRADUATE in my family I am from a very middle class family with my sister and two elder brothers.  Three of them could not clear their XI std, but I am the one who completed my XIth std during 1976-77 in a small village called Thiruthuraipundi, Thanjavur Dist, now Thiruvarur... Continue Reading →

S Rangamony, M.A, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, 1944

"Mrs S Rangamony, now 92, was the first woman graduate, in fact post graduate, in her family. Her father, S V Sundarraja Iyengar, was a well-known advocate in Tirunelveli and was an AICC member working alongside S Srinivasa Iyengar.  She went to school at St Ignatius Convent, Palayamkottai, and later did her intermediate in Sarah... Continue Reading →

Prabhamani Rao, B.A graduate, Mysore University, 1953

With friends Kamala Ramaswamy (writer), Champaka Malini (writer) and Hema (theatre artiste); I am second from left in this group. "First Woman Graduate in the Bapu Family "I am Prabhamani Rao who completed B.A and graduated from Mysore University (at that time there was no Bangalore University) in 1953. I was 19 and a half when... Continue Reading →

Vasantha S., B.A, Queen Mary’s College, Chennai, 1970

"I graduated from the Queen Mary's College, Mylapore, Chennai in the year 1970. My father's happiness was that he showed it by sending me a postal card putting the Degree after my name ! I did my Graduation after my marriage after my school finals. Thanks to my wonderful husband for his support. After me, my elder... Continue Reading →

Parvathy Mahadevan, B.A graduate, Queen Mary’s College, 1947

"Parvathy Mahadevan( nee KK Parvathy), was born on May 6th , 1927, In  Thrissur Kerala.  She is the 6th daughter among 7 of 9 siblings. She graduated in BA, Natural Science from the Queen Marys College for women in Chennai in the year 1947. She graduated in Karnatic Music from the College of Music, Chennai,... Continue Reading →

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