Image and Narrative contributed by Manorath Palan, Mumbai
My Grandmother Rohini Palan studied at the Raja Ram Mohan High School at Girgaum. This picture was taken at a studio there. It is probably the same picture as the one I hear my Great-grandfather had shown of his daughter (my grandmother), to prospective grooms and fix her alliance, right after she returned from school.
She lived a healthy and active life without any illness or old age related disorder. She passed away peacefully at the age of 88 in 2006.
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Naina15 Apr 2011
Was this one of the first Tamil – Punjabi alliances? That must be a fascinating story for those days!!! Please share the details, would love to know…
Geetali17 Mar 2010
Your grandmother looks like a lady of great beauty and even greater character. This project is bringing so much history to life!