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Indian women community leader in Uganda Suman Venketash is dead

Suman Venketash, the Indian Women Association Chairperson has died (PHOTO /Courtesy)

KAMPALA —Mrs. Suman Venketash, the Chairperson of the Indian Women Association in Uganda (IWA-U) has died.

Mrs. Venkatesh died on Monday July 12 at 20:00am local time from India where she has been returned for specialized treatment, the association said.

“It is with deep regret to inform the untimely passing away of Indian Women Association Chairperson Mrs.Suman Venkatesh on 12/07/21 at 2.00am in india”

“The memories of all precious time spent with her will always reside in our hearts and will never to be forgotten,” the Association added in a death announcement on Monday.

The association didn’t provide more details about her death.

Along with her community service, Venkatesh has promoted the welfare and wellbeing on Indian Women in Uganda in Education, Cultural Unity, and Socialism.

During her leadership, the association has provided Incubators to Hospitals, Sewing Machines to the women to make them self-sufficient, Educational scholarships to the meritorious students, Clothes and Accessories to the Flood Victims.

They also built toilets for Girl Students, Sponsoring Heart Surgeries in India to Children, donating Cycles for Girl Students to commute, renovating school, Building Maternity Ward, Free Cancer screening camps for women among other.

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