Lala Mara

Lala Mara

Ro Lala, Lady Mara, maiden name Litia Cakobau Lalabalavu Katoafutoga Tuisawau (January 4, 1931 – July 20, 2004) was a Fijian chief, who was better known as the widow of Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, modern Fiji's founding father who served for many years as Prime Minister and President of his country. As Fiji's First Lady, Adi Lala took on a diplomatic role, frequently representing her country abroad. She was regarded as a formidable and astute woman, whose influence on her husband was said to be considerable.

Read more about Lala Mara:  Family Background, Political Career, Controversies Following Her Death, Statue Proposed

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Lala Mara - Statue Proposed
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