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114-year old Toda woman passes away

A 114-year-old woman, said to be the oldest member of the Toda community, passed away at Glenmorgan, near here on Thursday following an age-related illness.



Udhagamandalam: A 114-year-old woman, said to be the oldest member of the Toda community, passed away at Glenmorgan, near here on Thursday following an age-related illness.

Rujjammal is survived by five daughters, aged between 72 and 86, and 265 descendants - grandsons, great-grandsons and great-granddaughters, including six children out of the 2,000-strong Toda population, family sources said.

Her husband, two other daughters and six sons died before her.

The woman had been healthy till recently and had never gone to a hospital or taken medicine, they said.

She passed away at her ancestral house in Pudumund and all her blood relatives live in 57 such Munds (habitats) in Nilgiris district.

From Zee News

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