Raja Halijah Razman at Istana Iskandariah. She was awarded the Pingat Jasa Kebaktian by DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah. (Photos from the private collection of Raja Mimi Razman)
Raja Halijah (Wan Jah, Ah or Tok Ah) was born in 1931. She was known as the ‘iron lady’ of the Razman family. She was Dang Perwara, or lady-in-waiting, to DYMM Raja Perempuan Muzwin and DYMM Raja Permaisuri Bainun before her demise on 21 November 1991 at the age of 60.
Raja Halijah (left) with Datin Seri Zabidahtul Radthuan at Rumah Hitam, Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar. (Personal collection of Raja Shahriman)