Thangamma Ponathil

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Thangamma Ponathil (Thangamma)

Birthplace: Ernakulam, India
Death: December 23, 1994 (94)
chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Place of Burial: chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Velayudhan Achan and Itchikkavu Amma Ponathil
Wife of M.Vishwanath
Mother of P.V.Gopinath (Appankutty); P.V.Lokanath ( Baby); Dr.P.V.Sulochana Sekhar (Ammu); Dr.P.V.Nirmala Janardhanan (Aneethi) and P.V.Vishwanath (Aniyan)
Sister of Dr.Balakrishnan Ponathil; vasudevan Achan; Kunjukutty Amma Ponathil; Vasu Kurup(Vasudevan) and Leela Amma Ponathil (Illamma)
Half sister of Shankaran Kutty Ponathil

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About Thangamma Ponathil

Amma or Mother as she is popularly known was very systematic. She had come State first when she was in tenth at St.Teresa's convent ,Ekm.Had a wonderful memory and eyesight till her end. Was the Founder and Hony.Correspondent of Viswanath Memorial Preparatory School and A.I.W.C. School.

Was orthodox ..but never forced others to follow her ideas..very religious and particular about sankramam,mupatta thingalazcha etc. Would eat her lunch only from a plaintain

leaf.Any guest was welcome any time for food and stay.

She had a very neat handwriting.Speaks English,Tamil and Malayalam with ease.

Was conferred the Pioneer Award for social work . Loved children and was the one who really brought us both up.

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Thangamma Ponathil's Timeline

January 18, 1900
Ernakulam, India
February 22, 1922
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
February 22, 1923
July 16, 1929
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
August 30, 1930
Chennai ( Avadhanam Pappiah Road), Tamil Nadu, India
April 20, 1940
December 23, 1994
Age 94
chennai, Tamil Nadu, India