Thiruvananthapuram

A memorable day for K.E. Mammen

Students of Holy Angels’ Convent greeting K. E. Mammen on his 94th birthday in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. Photo: Special arrangement

Students of Holy Angels’ Convent greeting K. E. Mammen on his 94th birthday in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. Photo: Special arrangement  

Despite being under treatment at a private hospital here for the past six months, freedom fighter and Gandhian K.E. Mammen’s 94th birthday celebration was a colourful affair attended by students of Holy Angels’ Convent on Thursday.

Despite being under treatment at a private hospital here for the past six months, freedom fighter and Gandhian K.E. Mammen’s 94th birthday celebration was a colourful affair attended by students of Holy Angels’ Convent on Thursday.

The Chief Minister’s wife, Mariamma Oommen; former Minister M. Vijayakumar; and NIMS Medicity managing director M.S. Faizal Khan were present at the function organised by the Centre for Gandhian Studies under the University of Kerala. The students sang patriotic songs and presented him with a Gandhi cap.

They presented him a traditional drape.

He cut a birthday cake. Centre for Gandhian Studies Coordinator J.M. Rahim and social activists R. Narayanan Thampi, and R. Raghu were present.

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