Kozhikode: NRI woman Athira, who had moved the Supreme Court for evacuation of pregnant women stranded abroad, delivered a baby girl on Tuesday.
Her husband Nithin Chandran who was in the forefront of the legal battle, passed away in Dubai on Monday due to heart attack.
Athira delivered the baby through cesarean at a private hospital in Kozhikode.
Nithin, 29, who hailed from Perambra in Kozhikode district, was working as an engineer in a private firm in Dubai.
He was the coordinator of the Dubai chapter of the Kerala Blood Donors and an active member of the Indian Culture and Arts Society (INCAS).
He had undergone treatment for cardiovascular disease a year ago. His friends informed that he had been ill again but had not sought medical help.