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Dr. T. K. Parthasarathy

Born on 22-06-1936 at Chennai

Shri P. Haridas as advocate by Profession A businessman by Birth

i) As a Lawyer
Enrolled in the year, after 1 year of apprenticeship and as a Junior under Shri V. Thyagarajan, a famous original side Advocate.
Independently practicing from 1971.
From 1966, has been appearing before Railway Rates Tribunal for all the 9 Railways.
Has been appearing before Madras High Court, Supreme Court and also Railway Rates Tribunal, Madras.
Has been practicing on original side, writ side in the High Court and also in Railway Rates Tribunal. Specialized in Education,
Railway rating Testamentary and Inter state succession.
Matters relating to Trust, Trade mark disputes, land acquisition cases, University matters, Administrative law etc.
Designated as a Senior Counsel of Madras High Court in 1999.
Legal Adviser for several leading Educational Institutions.
Member of Madras High Court Advocates’ Association Member of Madras Bar Association & Supreme Court Bar Association, New Delhi
ii) As an educationist
Secretary of Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College for 17 years (1975-1992)
Secretary, Association of Management of Private Colleges 1977-87 and then President 1987-1991.
Presently a member of
Secretary of D.G. Vaishnav College from 18.02.2010
Secretary of M.O.P. Vaishnav College (1992 - 2010)
Governing Body of Kongunadu Arts & Science College, Coimbatore
Governing Body of Sri Sankara Arts & Science College, Kancheepuram
Committee Member, RKM Vivekananda College
Committee Member, S.S.V. Higher Secondary School
Committee Member, Kola Perumal Chetty Vaishnav Sr. Sec. School
Committee Member, Kola Saraswathi Vaishnav Sr. Sec. School for Girls.
Former President & Executive Council of the Institute for Development Education.
Academic Council of S.C.S. Kothari Academy For Women
Expert Member in the Academic Council of Women’s Christian College
Was instrumental in the establishment of
M.O.P. Vaishnav College For Women
Department of Vaishnavism in the University of Madras.
Appointed as a Member in the State Level Quality Assurance Coordination Committee to expedite the process of assessment and accreditation of the Colleges in the state.
Participated in several seminars on Higher Education, New Educational Policy, Acharya Rama Murthy Recommendations etc.,
Published a Hand Book of Government Orders and Directorate Proceedings 1981-1991of Private Colleges Management & Administration in October 1991.
Full-page Analytical article on ‘New Bills of Education’ in 1994, published in “The Hindu” evoked positive response
Local Advisory Committee Member in T.T.Devasthanam Information Centre Chennai for 7 years during 1995-2002.
Awarded “For the sake of Honour” by Rotary Club of Madras South Wests in October 1990 for service in Education.
Member of the Executive Committee and Vice President of the Indian Vegetarian Congress, Chennai. Organised 63 programmes as a Programme Committee
Chairman for the 30th Vegetarian Congress held at Chennai.
Secretary “Gosamrakshana Sangh”, Chennai established by Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamiji of Kanchi mutt.
Member of National Cattle Commission appointed by the Hon’ble Prime Minister in 2001-2002 and submitted Report on “Ban on Cow Slaughter”
to the Hon’ble P.M. on 30-7-1992.
Expert Committee Member appointed by High Court for Gantry Signal Fitting regarding regulations in the city of Chennai.
Vice-President, Anthar Rashtriya Pushtimargiya Vaishnav Parishad.
Vice-President, Gandhi Peace Foundation, Chennai.
Member of Governing Body of Viswa Gujarathi Samaj
Actively associated with Lions District 324 A-1 and a prominent member of Lions Club of Madras (Host). Played an important role in the formation of
Lions Edifice for Service Trust.
Managing Trustee of Century old Gujarathi Chatram at Kanchipuram and renovated The Paramacharya Shatabdi Hall, declared open by the
Former President Sri R. Venkatraman.
Has successfully represented the Railway Board to defend the challenge “To pay surcharge ”, which got personal appreciation from the then Union Minister for
Railways which enabled Railways to get the benefit of 54 crores.
iii) As a Sportsman

A key sportsman playing Cricket, Table Tennis, Volley Ball; Key person to establish Tennis Training Centre at D.G. Vaishnav College.

Has created endowments for Inter-collegiate tournaments

Deeply interested in Sports.

iv) Hobbies

Lover of Hindustani Music

Was playing Sitar

Was connected for the establishment of Saraswathi Vaagyakara Trust Thirupoonthurthi Narayana Theertha Swamigal Trust.

v) Family background
Belongs to one of an old Gujarati families settled down in Madras viz., Gocooldoss Jumnadoss family, whose father was associated with Buckingham & Carnatic Mills and Founder Director of Indian Bank.
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