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Social worker Banoo Coyaji dead

July 15, 2004 18:56 IST

Noted social worker and director of Sakal Group of Newspapers Dr Banoo Coyaji died in Pune on Thursdayfollowing a prolonged illness, family sources said.She was 86.

Dr Banoo Coyaji

Coyaji had won the Ramon Magsasay award, the Padmabhushan and the Padmashree and several other honours for her outstanding contributions to the society.

She did a lot of work on family planning, urban and rural health and children's health.

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