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The legendary danseuse and Padma Bhushan recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai, wife of the father of India’s Space programme Dr Vikram Sarabhai, passed away on Thursday at the age of 97. She was admitted to an Ahmedabad-based hospital on Wednesday morning after age-related problems where she breathed her last. Popular known as “Amma” she was the founding director of Darpana Academy of Performing Arts. She is survived by her daughter Mallika Sarabhai, the well-known dancer and social activist and son Kartikeya, a noted environmentalist. It was her daughter Mallika Sarabhai who confirmed the news on her Facebook page. She wrote, “My mother Mrinalini Sarabhai has just left for her eternal dance.” Her final rituals will be performed at village Pethapur in Gandhinagar, which she used to visit fr...

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