Mumbai: Senior Mumbai Congress leader Annie Shekhar passed away on Sunday after a prolonged illness.
Shekhar, 84, who represented the Colaba area of south Mumbai as corporator and legislator for two terms each, is survived by two sons, a daughter, their spouses and grandchildren, a family member said.
She was a popular leader in the Mumbai unit of the Congress and served in different capacities for 45 years.
A major contribution associated with her were 'study centres', like the one near Cooperage Ground, that are open all 24 hours of the day for poor children to assemble and study.
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