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Azhisoor Srinivasachariar – Erudite Vaishnavite Scholar

Baskar Seshadri Azhisoor (Azhagiya seyyur) Srinivasachariar is a erudite vaishnavite scholar residing in mandaveli and is a repute teacher practising for many decades. He was conferred Vaishnava Agama Ratna award. By Madras Sanskrit College a month back and was given given a purse for his contribution to the Sanskrit language. He is conducting the classes On Bhagavad Gita , Divya ...

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History Makes itself a History

Baskar Seshadri St. Luke’s Church building on Mandaveli street junction may not be known to many Mylaporeans Its tucked at the end of Adam street and connect to Mandaveli street near the old Market area. It was an effort made by the renowned Wesleyan Mission long years ago and i have been seeing this building since my childhood days as ...

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Poor Understands Poor Better

Baskar Seshadri Probably a Poor can understand a poor Better. This old woman used to sit near the Kapali Temple tank and sometimes she used to sleep on the pavements of Ramakrishna Mutt. She cannot walk but can only crawl and even if she could walk it could be only for few yards. During the peak time of Corona we ...

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The Man with More Stamps

Baskar Seshadri Many of us in Mylapore may well Know Rouf Basha a stamp paper vendor who has been in the trade for more than two decades. He said when i met him few days back that it was never his idea to start a vending activity but somehow it happened and he feels like working with the same spirit ...

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A visit to Amma Mini Clinic

Baskar Seshadri  Tamilnadu Government had opened Chief minister’s mini clinic in all parts of the state and chennai has good number of such medical rooms. Here in Mylapore The CM Inaugurated one on Kutchery road yesterday. The old GCC office opposite the post office had been converted as a Clinic and the earlier activity of GCC hitherto functioning on Ground ...

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Blue Bed Sheet

Baskar Seshadri I was on my terrace again. Sounds as if I was climbing to my brain and making a deep enquiry. Not though. This evening was very fresh and the small plane at an altitude to me was like a small snail just moving and I could not keep my head or eye on it for long. There were ...

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இன்று இராஜாஜியின் திருநாள்

மறவன்புலவு க. சச்சிதானந்தன் 1961 மாசி நடுப்பகுதியில் தமிழரின் உரிமைக் கோரிக்கையை முன்வைத்து இலங்கையின் வடக்கிலும் கிழக்கிலும் அரசு அலுவலகங்கள் முன்பு அறவழிப் போர் நிகழ்த்தினர் தமிழ் மக்கள். அக்காலத்தில் சென்னையில் மாணவர்களாக இருந்த நாங்கள் தமிழ்நாட்டு அனைத்துத் தரப்பு அரசியல் தலைவர்களையும் சந்தித்தோம். இராஜாஜியையும் சந்தித்தோம் அவர் தனது சுயராஜ்யா இதழில் இலங்கைத் தமிழருக்கு நீதி கிடைக்க வேண்டும் என எழுதினார். இராஜாஜி எழுதிய வரிகளைக் கீழே தந்துள்ளேன். அறிஞர் அண்ணாதுரை சென்னை மெரினா கடற்கரையில் மிகப்பெரிய பொதுக் கூட்டம் ஒன்றை நடத்தி ...

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A Home to Care

Baskar Seshadri Greater chennai corporation has a home for the underprivileged and homeless and street beggars and its functioning on Pasumpon Muthuramalingam road near Nandanam Flyover. This home is for the destitutes and orphans. Some women who happen to be the victims of domestic violence also can move on with the best truthful details of theirs. Its s GCC Initiative ...

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More the rains and more the storage

Baskar Seshadri Though we experienced good rains here in Mylapore the quantum of water that got stored was not at par with the down pour especially in the temple tank . Its understood that Corporation commissioner had taken some extra steps to ensure that more inlets be made for the water to get stored . To ensure this GCC men ...

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Great food donation happens at Mandaveli

Baskar Seshadri He is Sri Lingeswaran, a resident of Mandaveli. He is a devotee of Kollimalai siddhar and has been spending good amount of money for the cause of the poor and donates a lot to various charitable trusts. Here in Mandaveli since the outbreak of corona he has been making mass feeding to hundreds of people everyday and you ...

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Online Teaching and Learning – Problems and Solutions

V. Tamilselvi Assistant Professor Department of Business Administration Parvathy’s Arts and Science College, Dinigul Introduction Online learning is education that takes place over the Internet. It is often referred to as “e- learning” among other terms. However, online learning is just one type of “distance learning” – the umbrella term for any learning that takes place across distance and not in a traditional classroom. Online learning is catalyzing a pedagogical shift ...

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Attention Mannar please

Maravanpulavu K. Sachithananthan Mannar, one of the five districts in the Northern Province, one of the nine provinces of Sri lanka. It is a Hindu minority district in a province with 85% Hindus. Around 9,000 Hindu families are at the mercy of the Bishop of Mannar. This is the situation since Portugese conquest. Francis Xavier came to Mannar. His infamous ...

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Salute the Heroes

Baskar Seshadri It was around seven am this morning (November 26, 2020). Rain was moderate. The activity on road was almost nil except for few people who have to move out anyway for the daily bread. It was at this time I spotted these uniformed men of the conservancy contractor company who were cleaning. These people are hardworking, young, affable ...

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Janaki Neelamani’s Leo library

Seshadri Baskar K.P. Neelamani was a famous tamil writer in those days and my friends including myself used to frequent him since he was operating a small library on Mandaveli street . We used to pick the books often and had a very friendly association for a long time. He was too friendly and was very much affectionate when all ...

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Story of How Ganapathy Subramaniam became Gemini Ganesan

Seshadri Baskar On this day, hundred years ago, when Ganesan was born in Pudukkottai never in their family had even thought that he would make it big one day . Ganesan wanted to become a Doctor but after the graduation in Maharaja College (He did B.Sc., Physics), he had to face many turbulences in life and he came to Chennai ...

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