August 9, 2019

Mysuru: Honnamma (90), wife of late B. Nanjaiah, passed away at her daughter’s residence at Vidyaranyapuram here this morning following brief illness.

She leaves behind her daughter Lakshmi, son-in-law Shivarame Gowda, Hon. Secretary of Mysore District Chess Association (MDCA), grandson Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar and a host of relatives and friends. 

Last rites were performed this evening at the foot of Chamundi Hill, according to sources.


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