Suguna Vilasa Sabha (SVS) 125th Year Anniversary

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Suguna Vilasa Sabha (SVS) 125th Year Anniversary

Suguna Vilasa Sabha (SVS) 125th Year Anniversary

Suguna Vilasa Sabha (SVS) 125th Year Anniversary

 SUGUNA VILASA SABHA 125 TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY, DR K.ROSAIAH

GOVERNOR OF TAMIL NADU UNVEILED THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR

SQUASH AND BADMINTON COURTS

Chennai, July 2016: The Suguna Vilasa Sabha had its historic 125 th year celebrations at its

premises at No.58, Anna Salai, Chennai – 600 002 on Friday, 29 th July, 2016. His Excellency

Dr.K.Rosaiah, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu was the Chief Guest.

Mr.V.Murali, President of the Suguna Vilasa Sabha welcomed the gathering and in his

address mentioned about the history of the Sabha which was established in July, 1891 by

Padma Bhushan Pammal Sambanda Mudaliar the founding father of Tamil Theatre and six

public spirited gentlemen with a view to bring respectability to Tamil Theatre. He also

mentioned that the rolls of the Sabha included legal luminaries, judges, prominent

members of society including stalwarts like Mr.R.K.Shanmugam Chetti, the first Finance

Minister of India Freedom Fighter Sathyamoorthy the Guru of Kamaraj, actor M.K.Radha’s

father. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar, Rajah Sir Muthaiah Chettiar, Kumara Raja Muthiah

Chettiar and Dr MAM Ramaswamy who were patrons of the Sabha and were associated in

key posts.

The Chief Guest His Excellency Dr K Rosaiah, the Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu in his

address appreciated the dedication and vision of Pammal Sambanda Mudaliar father of

Tamil Theatre and his six friends in establishing the Sabha to reform Tamil Drama to a

respectable art form from its days where they would rent Victoria Public Hall to a small

room in Thambu Chetty Street to its present premises in Mount Road. He lauded the Sabha

and its office bearers for the commitment to growth of well rounded personality which he

said can be achieved by emphasis on art, culture, dramatics and sports. He exhorted the

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The Suguna Vilasa Sabha, #58, Anna Salai, Chennai – 600 002.

THE SUGUNA VILASA SABHA

members to continue to support and encourage creativity, sports and Tamil Drama. He

honoured the past and present office bearers of the sabha for their dedication and service

to the Sabha. He mentioned in his address an interesting historical fact that the Sabha had

entertained Mahatma Gandhi and Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi on 17 th September, 1926. He also

dwelt on the illustrious Past Presidents of the Sabha from Raja Sir Ramaswamy Mudaliar

the great philanthrophist, Sir Thyagaraya Chetti, Justcie P R Sundar iyer, Justice V

Krishnaswamy Iyer, Diwan of Travancore Sir C P Ramasway Iyer, V C Gopalrathnam who

had helmed the sabha in their days.

His Excellency Dr K.Rosaiah also unveiled the foundation stone for squash and Badminton

courts.

Mr.M.R.Sivakumar, Honorary Secretary of the Sabha proposed the Vote of Thanks.

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For further details please contact:

Sanjay Babu – 94442 44089 / Dhamodharan – 98401 22525

Tel: 044 – 4356 2351

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