Dr. V. Raghavan Centre for Performing Arts has organised Pitru Vandanam, homage to scholar the late Dr V. Raghavan on his 32 {+n} {+d} remembrance day on April 5, 6.30-8.45 p.m. at Sri Dakshinamurthi Auditorium, P.S. High School campus, R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore. Leela Samson, Kalakshetra director, and Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi, presides and releases “Uses of Adversity,” original Prose-writing of Dr. V. Raghavan and “Umayalpuram Patantaram of Divyanama Sankirtanam of saint Tyagaraja.” The Divyanama Sankirtanam is a publication with text, transliteration, translation, notation and audio recording by Prof. B. Krishnamurti, musician and musicologist. Dr. R. Tyagarajan, former head, Sanskrit Department, Presidency College, receives the first copy of Dr. Raghavan's work and Dr. N. Ramanathan, musician receives the first copy of Dr. B. Krishanmurthi's book. There will be rakti melam by SRGS Mohandas and S.M. Venkatesan. At the end of the function (7.45 p.m.), Devaganavali group will render divyanama songs.