‘Wrong’ widow given Rajiv Gandhi’s death certificate

In a major gaffe, the sub-registrar office in Sriperumbudur reportedly issued the death certificate of former PM Rajiv Gandhi to a woman claiming to be her widow.

Zeenews Bureau

Chennai: In a major gaffe, the sub-registrar office in Sriperumbudur reportedly issued the death certificate of former PM Rajiv Gandhi to one Sabeen Firdous from Hyderabad, claiming to be her widow.

As the administration realised the blunder, B Natarajan, the record clerk was transferred with immediate effect, as per Times of India report.
After the incident, a departmental probe has been ordered to look into the procedures that were followed to issue the certificate.

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