K. S. Mahalingam a resident of Alwarpet since 1967 passed away on Nov.1. He was 81 years.
Kozhaiyur Suriyanarayanan Mahalingam was the son of late R. Suriyanarayana Iyer. He was born in an agricultural family in Kozhaiyur village in Mailaduthrai Talik, Tanjore district in 1930.
He studied law from the Madras Law College and trained as an advocate under the famous lawyer M. S. Venkatrama Iyer, Senior Advocate, Madras High Court.
He conducted advocacy for several needy poor people, says his family member.
As a tribute to his younger son and towards his passion in general and consumer law he started writing and publishing law books and journals in the name Prabhu Publications.
He was also the editor of The Tamilnadu Consumer reporter and published many books.
He is survived by his wife M. Lakshmi, son M. Ganapathy Subramanian and daughter Kousalya. The family can be reached at 2, Visveswarapuram Street, Alwarpet. Ph: 2499 0463, 95000 93243.