END OF AN ERA WITH VIMALA ATHANGA MAMI
CHENNAI/ 20TH APRIL’18
2oth April 2018
Dear Karthik and Lakshmi,
What kind words, expressions and thoughts have been expressed by you , Karthik. Thank you and thank you both for always treating her with such respect that she always felt very good about her family and their treatment of her.
She is being sorely missed every minute of the day
20th April 2018
Very rich tributes my dear Anna.
She was very popular within family circles
NEWS CLIP FROM SURESH DORÉ:
THE TIMES OF INDIA. CHENNAI WEDNESDAY. APRIL 23.2014
NEVER MISSED AN ELECTION
Every poll has their mark
A Handful Of Senior Citizens Has Voted In Each General Election Since 1951
Vimala Krishnamurti rarely steps out of her house on Eldams Road in Chennai, but the 88-year-old has been doing her physiotherapy exercises twice a day so that she can make it to the polling booth on Thursday. “I want to be fit enough to go there using my walking stick,” says Vimala, who has not missed casting her vote in any election since 1951. “I remember how excited I was about casting my vote for the very first time,” says Vimala. who first voted in Mumbai for Congress.
Vimala admits she is today confused (about which party to vote for). “I want a good administrator who will work for the people and the welfare of senior citizens and respect women”, says Vimala.
More photos from Suresh Doré:
Taken on Mother's Day May 6, 2016. On her left is Geeta Rao Nyapathi. She is Ashwin's wife Sharda Modur's grandmother. She and late Vimala mami are great-grandmothers to Padmini's grandson.