Obit; V. Viswanatha Rao, longtime Mylaporean of Mada Street

V. Viswanatha Rao, son of late E. Vinayaka Rao passed away on March 22. He was 76 years old.

Viswanatha Rao was born  in Mylapore and resided all his life at Shivner, 30/4, East Mada Street, Mylapore.

He was the proprietor of a successful printing press at his residence for many years. His family is one of the oldest families of Mylapore’s Mada Streets; three generations have lived here.

During the annual Panguni utsavam of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Rao’s family’s would open their doors to host the Vedaparayanam and the Odhuvar groups at their house.

He was an active committee members of Mahratta Education Fund, Alwarpet.

He leaves behind his wife and and a large family of nieces and nephews.

His family can be reached at 99402 99127.

  • Inputs from Suchitra Murari
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