Dr. K. V. Govinda Rao, aged 84 years passed away on March 26.
He was the founder editor of the magazine “WISDOM”, a international monthly digest, published from Chennai for the past 40 years.
He was born in Arepalli Muppalla of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh.
Govinda Rao was a very enterprising, dynamic and philanthropic person. He had a keen interest in reading, writing, theatre and had written several books in Telugu and English ever since his childhood, says a family member.
He instituted the annual “WISDOM” awards to encourage people from different walks of life.
He was a resident of Mylapore for the past 30 years. The family can be reached at 98841 12128.