Mathrubhumi director Usha Veerendra Kumar passes away

Usha Veerendra Kumar | Mathrubhumi

Kozhikode: Mathrubhumi director Usha Veerendra Kumar (82) passed away here on Friday.

She was wife of renowned writer, former minister and managing director of Mathrubhumi, late MP Veerendra Kumar.

Born to Baburao Gundappa Lengade and Brahmila hailing from Belgaum, Usha married Veerendra Kumar in 1958 when she was 18. Since that day, she remained a constant companion of Veerendra Kumar.

Children: MV Shreyams Kumar (Managing Director, Mathrubhumi), MV Asha, MV Nisha, MV Jayalakshmi. Sons-in-law: MD Chandranath, Deepak Balakrishnan (Bengaluru). Daughter-in-law: Kavita Shreyams Kumar.

The remains will be kept for public homage at the Chalappuram residence on Friday. Cremation on Saturday at 3 pm at the ancestral place in Puliyarmala, Wayanad.

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