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Sunday, 31 May 2020 1.39 AM IST

Dr PA Lalitha passes away

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KOZHIKODE: Dr PA Lalitha (69), prominent gynaecologist and chairperson of Malabar Hospital and Urology Centre in Kozhikode, passed away on Sunday. She had been undergoing treatment for cancer for the last several months.

She is survived by husband Dr VN Moni, Urologist and MD of Malabar Hospital, and daughter Mili Moni.


Born to Ayyavu Aachari and Rajamma in Cherthala, Dr Lalitha was often known for her active presence in the socio-cultural sphere of Kozhikode district.

She was the founder chairperson of the women’s wing of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Kerala. She had also held several positions in IMA.

Dr Lalitha, who was also known for her books such as 'Kayyoppu', 'Marunnukalkkappuram' and 'Kaumaaram: Ariyendathellam', was also the recipient of numerous awards such as Vanita Ratnam award, IMA prize, Indo Arab Confederation award, Prasad Bhushan award, Dr Palpu memorial award and many others.

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