“The Mylapore Trio” – Amarnath, Surendranath and Aparna have instituted an endowment for Rs. 50, 000 to commemorate the birth centenary celebration of C. Rajasekaran. The deposit will be used to help the economically backward students (classes VI – X) at P. S. Higher Secondary School, Mylapore. The event was held on Sep 11 at the school campus.
C. Rajasekharan – the Trio’s foster father was a Mylaporean for more than three decades. He was a regular at Sri Kapaleeshwarar temple, Mylapore and would visit the temple twice everyday. Several donations including a silver kavacham for Lord Singaravelar and a pavazha maalai for Goddess Karpagambal have been made by his family.
He was also an active member of the Indian National Congress and a freedom fighter under the leadership of C. Rajagopalachari.