• Munirathna Anandakrishnan (Tamil: மு. அனந்தகிருஷ்ணன்; 12 July 1928 – 29 May 2021)

    Obituary to our Prof M Anandakrishnan

    Read the eBook “Memorable Footprints of an educator” here and watch documentary video on his life history here. The world has lost our beloved Prof M Anandakrishnan (திரு மு. ஆனந்தக் கிருஷ்ணன் ), Padma Shri awardee, heaven has gained one more blessed soul. I am speechless on hearing the news. Yet, I feel I must write these few lines for my own closure. My interactions with “Prof” (as we called him affectionately) has been limited, but every meeting with him had a lasting impact on me. Each interaction was a lesson on life and work. I am unable to recollect another personality in Tamil Nadu who had this many personalities and…

  • Lounge,  Rostrum


    Today was a sad day for all of us in the house of “LIFCO”. Our beloved V.V.Mama (Brahmasri Kureru V.Venkatesa Ayyar, affectionately “Mama” for us) left all of us and attained the lotus feet of Lord Sri Lakshmi Hayagreeva. Mama passed away yesterday at 8:20PM in his bedroom, after suffering for last 1 week, with the last 48 hours unconscious. On Saturday he had stopped breathing for few minutes and was revived by the help of a near-by doctor; it happened once again, but on that last moment it didn’t work. V.V.Mama (88 Years) has been part of LIFCO (Estd.1929) for over last 60 years. During these 60 years, he…