Sankaraiah’s wife passes away, cremation at Chromepet today: S Navamani Ammal (92), wife of veteran CPI (Marxist) leader N. Sankaraiah, passed away in a hospital in Chennai on Monday evening.
Navamani fell down a few days ago and was being treated for her injuries. She participated in the freedom movement and married Sankariah on September 18, 1947.
She had undergone a surgery, but did not recuperate well enough, said S Narasimhan, the youngest of her three children.
Narasimhan said that his parents got married after his father was released from jail a day ahead of the country