The year long celebration has included academic meets and honoring of scholars.
At Saturday’s event, the guests were T.V. Ramanathan – President Sri V. Krishnaswamy Iyer Sanskrit Education Trust, Justice F M Ibrahim Kalifulla – Judge, Supreme Court Of India, Natarajan – IAS officer, .Justice T.S. Arunachalam, Dr. M.K. Mani – Apollo Hospitals, Chennai and Dr. N.V. Devi Prasad – Principal, The Madras Sanskrit College.
Krishnaswami Iyer achieved much in the short span of his life in Mylapore where he began as a well known lawyer. He became a judge of the Madras High Court. He is credited with the foundation of many institutions like the Madras Sanskrit College and Indian Bank and was involved in India’s freedom movement.