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Social worker Banoo Coyaji dead

Source: PTI
July 15, 2004 18:56 IST
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Noted social worker and director of Sakal Group of Newspapers Dr Banoo Coyaji died in Pune on Thursday following 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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