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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma passed away

Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma passed away. He was 91. Uthradom Thirunal is the younger brother of the last ruling monarch of the Kingdom of Travancore, Maharajah Chitra Thirunal Rama Varma.
Uthradom Thirunal joined the firm of Plymouth and Company at Bangalore in 1952, working there and also studying the functioning of industries at a basic level. He is the Chief Scout of the regional Boy Scout troop, and is also a patron of local hospitals and charities.
Born-March 22, 1922
Died-December 16, 2013
Place of death-Thiruvananthapuram
Predecessor-Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma
Consort-Panapilla Amma Shrimathi Radha Devipilla Kochamma
Royal House-Venad Swaroopam
Royal anthem-Vancheesamangalam
Father-Ravi Varma Kochu Koil Thampuran
Mother-Sethu Parvathi Bayi
Religious beliefs-Hinduism 
He married Shrimati Radha Devi, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Krishnan Gopinath Pandalai, MB, CM, FRCS, LRCP, late IMS, sometime Supt. of the Government General Hospital, Madras. He has a son, Anantha Padmanabhan and a daughter, Parvathi Devi. Uthradom Thirunal resides at Pattom Palace, Trivandrum.

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