Ex-chairman of Kalamandalam passes away

Neurologist and former Chairman of Kerala Kalamandalam T.I. Radhakrishnan passed away at his house in Poonkunnam on Monday. He was 74. He was undergoing treatment for liver cancer.

A neurologist by profession, he was active in the cultural sector in Thrissur. He was very close to literary figures such as Vyloppilly Sreedhara Menon, Sukumar Azhikode, Vilasini and Akkitham.

He had written ‘Vedamenna Sasthram’. He was chairman of the Vyloppilly Smaraka Samithy and vice-chairman of the Bharathiya Vidybhavan.

He is survived by wife Dr. Nalini and three daughters. The body was cremated at the family compound at Kuzhur on Monday evening.

Kerala Sahitya Akademi condoled the death of Dr. Radhakrishnan.

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