Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, August 26
Basant Kaur (pic), the oldest women in the district, breathed her last on Tuesday night. She was 124.
A resident of Sabuwal village near Lohian, she had seen three centuries happily. Nearly a month ago, her family members had sought world record on her name as the oldest woman in the world.
Five of her nine children, her husband and brothers and sisters have already died. Apart from her children, she is survived by 12 grandsons and 13 granddaughters, five great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters. She had lost her eyesight, quite a few years ago.
Her family members claimed that Kaur had never been to a doctor. Although the family members claim her age to be 132 years, her official age was 124 years.
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