Kerala’s ‘Iron Lady’ KR Gouri Amma laid to rest with state honours

Alappuzha: Legendary Marxist firebrand and JSS leader K R Gowri Amma’s funeral was held at Valiya Chudukkad, a burial ground in Alappuzha with state honours on Tuesday.

She died at the age of 102. Gowriamma was treated at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram for a high fever. They were also afflicted with congenital diseases of old age. Gowriamma was brought from her house in Alappuzha to her relative’s house in Thiruvananthapuram a few days ago.

She was taken to the SDV Auditorium in Alappuzha after a short public viewing at his home in Chathanadu, the venue for many crucial moves in Kerala politics. She was later taken to the large crematorium for burial.

 

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