Archive for the Obituaries Category

October 12, 2018

Founder of academy that trains youth for civil service exams dead

The founder-promoter of Shankar IAS Academy, D. Shankaran was found dead in his residence on on Krishnaswami Avenue, Luz on Thursday. Police said that he was found hanging from a ceiling fan and it was a case of suicide. They […]

October 4, 2018

Mylapore’s Good Samaritan doctor, Dr. A. Jagan Mohan passes away

Mylapore's Good Samaritan doctor, Dr. A. Jagan Mohan passes away

One of Mylapore’s well-known and respected doctors, Dr A Jagan Mohan passed away on Oct.3. He was 78 years old. A general practitioner, Dr Jagan Mohan was known to at least three generations of Mylaporeans because he not only practised […]

September 1, 2018

Amudha Anand, principal and correspondent of M. P. Aanandh School passes away

Amudha Anand, principal and correspondent of M. P. Aanandh Matriculation Higher Secondary School passed away on August 31. She was 56. Rama Ramji, who knew her well says Amudha made the dream of Anand, her husband come true by building on […]

August 4, 2018

Senior most sadhu in the Ramakrishna Order passes away

Senior most sadhu in the Ramakrishna Order passes away

Swami Somanandaji Maharaj, the senior most sadhu in the Ramakrishna Order passed away at 3.45 p.m today afternoon. He was the disciple of Virajanandaji Maharaj and was intiated in 1948. According to a press release from the temple, devotees and […]

July 17, 2018

Tribute: A. Mohamed Azam

Businessman A. Mohamed Azam,  a resident of Bishop Gardens for nearly 40 years passed away at the age of 76 in Chennai on July 14. His family said Azam grew a thriving business in the leather and footwear field in […]

July 6, 2018

Tributes: A. R. Moorthy, S. Surendrababu

A. R. Moorthy, aged 77, passed away on June 18. He was a resident of Mandavelipakkam. Contact phone: 9840023753. S. Surendrababu, aged 71, passed away on June 27. A postgraduate in engineering, he joined the Ramakrishna Mission Polytechnic College in Mylapore […]

June 7, 2018

Tributes: T. M. Srinivasan. B. Sathiyamurthi. P. R. Meenambal. Prema Murthi

Tributes: T. M. Srinivasan. B. Sathiyamurthi. P. R. Meenambal. Prema Murthi

T. M. Srinivasan, a multi-faceted Alwarpet resident passed away on June 1 after a prolonged illness. ( photo on left) He was a pioneer in South India in the cable manufacturing trade and as an entrepreneur, had set up the […]

May 16, 2018

Wellknown writer Balakumaran passes away

Well-known writer Balakumaran passed away at a hospital in Alwarpet on May 15 at about noontime. He was a resident of Warren Road ( Bhaktavatsalam Road), Mylapore. Besides being a celebrated writer Balakumaran wrote dialogues for films ( Mani Ratnam’s […]

May 10, 2018

Founder of Nandalala, Mathioli Saraswathy, passes away

Founder of Nandalala, Mathioli Saraswathy, passes away

Shri Mathioli Saraswathy, the founder of The Nandalala Trust at Ranga Road, Mylapore passed away on Wednesday, May 9, morning. Through her group of organisations, she planted the seed for several educational, medical and cultural outreach programmes. She was unwell […]

March 19, 2018

Head of Srimad Andavan Ashramam passes away

The head of Srimad Andavan Ashramam, Sri Rangaramanuja Mahadesikan, passed away at Apollo Hospitals a little after noon today. He was recovering from an illness and was discharged after a two week stay at Apollo Hospitals last week. Since then, […]

March 8, 2018

Tribute: Valli Arunachalam, retired principal of PSBB

Tribute: Valli Arunachalam, retired principal of PSBB

Valli Arunachalam, former principal of Padma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, Nungambakkam, passed away recently – she succumbed to injuries she received in a domestic fire accident. Born and raised in her father’s palatial bungalow in Luz Avenue, Mylapore she had been a […]

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