Obits: Rajam Rengaswamy, Tennangur A. Ramachandran

Rajam Rengasamy passed away on January 14.  She was a resident of Pattammal Street, Mandaveli for over 50 years.   She was  83 years old.

She had written many articles on religious affairs and spirituality for Tamil magazines.

She was a good veena player and was a regular at Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Mylapore. 

One of her brothers is Justice K. S. Paripoornan, a retired judge of the Supreme Court.  She is survived by her three sons, K.R.Srinivasan, K.R. Parthasarathy and K.R.Srivarahan.

The family can be reached at 7, Pattaammal St., Mandaveli, Chennai-28. Ph-24938407, 24938290.


Retired Head Master of P.S. High School (North) Tennangur A. Ramachandran passed away at the age of 92 on January 20 night at his elder daughter’s residence in Abhiramapuram.

He is survived by his wife, son, daughters, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grand children and great grand children.

He was fondly called ‘A.R’ by the students. Though a Tamil graduate, he had a great passion for mathematics and often substituted for mathematics teacher at the school.

After retirement he served as part-time lecturer in English at the Sanskrit College, Mylapore. He participated in the free coaching classes conducted by Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Vidya Mandir, Mylapore and taught mathematics to students of 10th and 12th.

His passion for Tamil literature made him write various Tamil books (Thiruthondar Puranam, Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam, Srimad Bhagavatha Puranam, Kannan Kural Oli, Sri Bhagavatha Thirumanangal, to name a few) which were published and released through ‘Kalaimagal Traders, Mylapore’.

He was writing a book on Sanskrit grammar which was unfinished.

He has made donations to P.S. Senior Secondary School to conduct Bhagavad Gita recitation competitions and a math talent test for juniors, every year.  He has also made donations to P.S. High School (North) to conduct Thirukkural competition every year.

Contact his grandson Shankar Mahesh – 98405 89707.

2 Comments on “Obits: Rajam Rengaswamy, Tennangur A. Ramachandran”

  1. I was a student between1962 to 67.while atmanatha iyer was a strict diciplinarian AR sir was full of calm and receptive person.pray for his soul

  2. AR Sir was our headmaster when we were part of the 1977 SSLC batch. Fondly remember him for his lectures during our Science Club meetings quoting for ever the instance of Sir Isaac Newton discovering the Laws of Gravity. Very fond memories. May his Soul Rest in Eternal and Everlasting Peace

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