"My grandmother, Anjalai Amma was in jail for more than four and half years.She gave birth to her last son in the jail itself . My grand father Murugappa and my maternal aunt Leelavathy and her husband Jamadhagni were also freedom fighters.Her biography is included in viii std Tamil text book[second semester book]." Courtesy:... Continue Reading →
Congress Party Member of Parliament, Lalitha Rajagopalan, with President Zakir Hussain, New Delhi (date unknown) (Photo contributed by her daughter Priya Rajagopalan)
The very first Maldivian first lady
The late Fathimath Saeed, the 1st first lady of the Maldives (wife of Amin Didi), 1984. Photo contributed by her grand daughter Farah Faizal.
The earliest first ladies of the Maldives
Mariyam Saeed and Fathimath Saeed, circa 1940s (sisters and former first ladies of the Maldives). Fathimath Saeed was married to the 1st President and was the first first lady. Mariyam Saeed was married to Ibrahim Nasir who later became the 2nd President of the Maldives. Both are sisters. Photo contributed by Fathimath Saeed's grand daughter... Continue Reading →
Delegate at the United Nations
R. Lalitha, delegate at the United Nations, 1960s
R. Vasantha and Kamaraj, New Delhi, early 1960s?
Indian National Congress delegates
Delegates at the Indian National Congress, Jaipur session, December 1948. R. Vasantha, K. N. Lalitha, E.R. Leela and others at the Indian National Congress, Jaipur Session, December 1948 (photo courtesy R. Vasantha)