Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Mercy Ravi, wife of Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi, died in a private hospital here on Saturday. She was 63.

A former MLA, Ms. Ravi was admitted to the Madras Medical Mission Hospital here, a week ago for kidney related problems.

She is survived by her husband, two daughters and a son. Her body was taken to Kochi by a special aircraft.