PUDUKOTTAI: Distribution of scholarships and competitions for students marked the 17th annual day of the ‘Nagarathar Ilaignar Sangam’ held here on Sunday.
V. Thenappan of Sri Sevugan Annamalai College, Devakottai, was the chief guest. He spoke at length on the culture and practices of the ‘Naatukottai Chettiyars’ and urged the community to reach out to the needy.
Sangam president N.N. Vairavan Chettiyar presided over the function.
Educational scholarships worth Rs.5,000 were donated to five beneficiaries. Inter-school competitions were conducted for students. S.M. Nataraja Cheittiyar distributed the prizes.
President-elect PR. Kumarappa Chettiyar, Magalir Sangam president Visalakshi Thiyagarajan and trustee of Nagarathar Educational Trust Suba. Ramaswamy offered felicitations.