Performance based on social reformist Ayyankali bringing Dalit girl Panchami to the Ooruttambalam school at Maranalloor village and making her sit alongside so-called upper caste students.
Ailing for over a week, Dr Rele was admitted to a suburban private hospital where she breathed her last around 7.30 am, said the family source.
All speakers, except one, had to be switched off and spectators had to be asked to sit near the stage, said Neena in a social media post.
Many wondered how Silvy teacher was going to train the speech and hearing impaired students in dance.
Japanese artiste Keiko Okano performed her debut on-stage performance (arangettam in Malayalam) at Nadana Kairali here the other day after nine years of rigorous training under the guru Nirmala Panikar.