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Grief-stricken: Mourners paying last respects to Asha during the procession in Kuala Lumpur. — S.S Kanesan / The Star
Colourful send-off for ‘Asha Amma’

in MALAYSIA, 12/08/2012

It was a rare funeral procession which saw several hundred mourners singing, dancing and playing musical instruments as they paid their final respects to their “mother” M. Asha Devi.

The procession from Chow Kit to Lorong Haji Taib here saw participants from all over the world gathering to pay their last respects to Asha, a prominent figure among the transgender community here and overseas. Read the full story here

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