Dr. V. Raghavan Centre for Performing Arts has organised Pitru Vandanam, a homage to scholar the late Dr V. Raghavan on his 32nd remembrance day on April 5 .

The programme will be held from 6.30 p.m. to 8.45 p.m. at the Sri Dakshinamurthi Auditorium, P.S. High School campus, R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore.

Book release

Leela Samson, Kalakshetra director, and Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi, will preside and release “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, will receive the first copy of Dr. Raghavan's work and Dr. N. Ramanathan, musician, will receive the first copy of Dr. B. Krishanmurthi's book.