Freedom fighter and noted lawyer Digumarti Saraswati Devi, died at her residence. She was 92 and is survived by her two sons and a daughter. Her sons have settled in the USA.
Hailing from a family of freedom fighters, she married Gandhian Digumarti Gopalaswami, a medical doctor, who also belonged to a family who took part in the freedom struggle from Visakhapatnam.
A staunch Gandhian, she was associated with the Ba Bapu Bhavan and a number of womens organisations. She had studied law from Andhra University and practised at the District Court in Visakhapatnam for several decades.
The last rites were performed by her elder son Venkata Rama Rao on Sunday.