KERALA

Varghese Koratty passes away

THRISSUR, JUNE 1. The social worker and journalist, Varghese Koratty, died here this morning. He was 74.

The former president of the Kerala Leprosy Association and Leprosy Cooperative Society, Mr. Varghese had contributed much to the rehabilitation of the affected.

He started his career in journalism as the Thrissur reporter of the Kerala Kaumudi in the 1950s.