P.K. Sri Manavikraman X Raja Thiruvannur Kovilakam, 147th Zamorin of Calicut, passed away recently aged 100 years. As the Zamorin, he was the trustee of 40 temples from Chemanchery to Palakkad; he had a permanent seat on the Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple’s managing committee and his family managed the Zamorin’s Guruvayurappan College. He is survived by two daughters.
Rani Asha Kumari of Raghogarh, wife of Raja Digvijay Singh of Raghogarh, Congress general secretary and former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, passed away in New Delhi after a prolonged illness. She is survived by her husband and her four children.
HM King Norodom Sihanouk, the former King of Cambodia 1941/1955 and 1993/2004, passed away in Beijing on 15th October 2012.
Maharajkumar Bira Kesari Deo B.A., I.Sc., B.L.D. (Orissa); Member, Bhawanipatna Municipal Council 1951/1956 and Chairman 1953/1956; Member, Assurances and Estimate Committees; Member, Swatantra Party State Executive Committee; M.L.A. (Orissa) 1957/1967; Member of Rajya Sabha 1967/1976, and Member of tha Kalahandi Royal Family passed away on 3rd September 2012.
Rawat Shri Nahar Singhji II, 15th Rawat Saheb of Deogarh, since 1965, passed away on the 18th of August, aged 80 years. He is succeeded by his eldest son as the Head of the Deogarh Family.
Raja Aung Shwe Pru Chowdhury, 15th Raja of the Bohmong Circle 1959/2012, State Minister for Food in the Ziaur Rahman Government of Bangladesh; passed away on 8th August 2012 aged 98 years.
HH Princess Norodom Daravadey of the Cambodian Royal Family, passed away on 16th February 2012 at Montfermeil, she is survived by her husband, HH Prince Sisowath Samyl Monipong, and their two children.
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