Staff Reporter

PATHANAMTHITTA: Raja Raja Varma, husband of Aswathi Tirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bai of the royal family of erstwhile Travancore, who was killed in a road accident in Kollam on Friday was cremated at the courtyard of the Paliyekkara Padinjarekkara Palace in Thiruvalla on Saturday morning.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy; P.J. Kurien, MP; and Elizabeth Mammen Mathai, MLA; were among those who paid tributes to Varma.

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