Who was Ma Tint Tint?

Ma Tint Tint was the original name of India’s former first lady & wife of former president K. R. Narayanan . She hailed from Myanmar.

Mr. K. R. Narayanan was an Indian Foreign Services Officer and was working in Rangoon in 1951. Ma Tint Tint was an active worker of YWCA. K. R. Narayanan had to take permission from the Indian Government to marry her as he was an IFS officer. After marriage, she sdopted Indian Name Usha and became Indian Citizen. Thus she is the only woman of foreign origin to have become the First Lady of India.

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