Indian Educator and Women’s rights activist, Mary Roy, 89, passed away

Mary Roy was an Indian educator and women’s rights activist noted for winning a Supreme Court lawsuit in 1986 against the gender biased inheritance legislation common within the Syrian Malabar Nasrani community of Kerala.

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Indian native Mary Roy, champion of women’s rights was passes away at 89

Roy, who battled a four-decade-long legal battle to establish equal succession rights for women belonging to the Christian faith, died in Kottayam after a brief illness on Thursday.

She is survived by two children, son Lalit Roy and daughter Arundhati Roy, acclaimed writer and activist who won the 1997 Man Booker prize.

Mary Roy Age, Family, Early Life

Mary Roy was dead at the age of 89 years old. She holds an Indian Nationality and she belongs to brown ethnicity. Her exact birth date and Zodiac sign is not known.

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We don’t have a lot of specific details on her family. Verified information about the Mary Roy family will be given later.

Mary Roy Husband, What about her Children?

Roy married Rajib Roy while working in Calcutta. Due to marital issues she returned to her father’s house in Ooty. He survived by two children, son Lalit Roy and daughter Arundhati Roy.

Mary Roy Career, What was her profession?

Roy was the judgement ensured equal rights for Syrian Christian women as with their male siblings in their family property. Until then, her Syrian Christian community followed the provisions of the Travancore Succession Act of 1916 and the Cochin Succession Act, 1921, while elsewhere in India the same community followed the Indian Succession Act of 1925. Mary Roy was denied her portion of the familial land due to the Travancore Succession Act of 1916.

She sued her brothers after her father’s death. This was the case that worked its way through the Indian legal system and which she won. She was the founder-director of Pallikoodam (formerly Corpus Christi High School) at Kalathilpady, a suburb of Kottayam town in the state of Kerala. Her daughter is the Man Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy.

How much is Mary Roy Net Worth?

Roy has not disclosed her financial details. Thus it is hard to estimate her net worth.

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Which school and college did She go to?

Roy did schooling in Delhi and completed her college studies at Queens Mary College in Chennai

Is She available on any kind of social media platforms?

Roy is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Mary Roy’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair colorBlack and white
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Mary Roy’s should be knows

Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusMarried