Veteran freedom fighter Rupakula Visalakshi passes away at 94

Belonging to the last generation of those who took part in the freedom movement, veteran freedom fighter Rupakula Visalakshi breathed her last on Thursday.

94-year-old Visalakshi passed away at the nature cure hospital in Visakhapatnam where she had been undergoing treatment for some time. As said in the reports, she is survived by a son and two daughter.

According to the information available, Visalakshi was born in Maharanipeta in the city.

She joined the freedom struggle as a child along with her father Sishtla Dakshinamurthy, husband Subrahmanyam and father-in-law Ramakrishnaiah. She actively took part in the Salt Satyagraha and Quit India agitation. She was arrested and served in prisons at Rajahmundry and Bellary.

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