October 6, 2015
As part of 91st birthday celebrations of Santhalinga Ramasamy Adigalar, the pontiff of Perur Mutt here, some industrialists and philanthropists in the region have joined together to construct a 100-bedded multi-specialty hospital at Mudalipalayam on the outskirts, his birth place.
The Rs.20 crore project, coming up at a five acre plot is expected to be completed
in another two years, where needy patients will be treated free or at concessional rates, Dr. Nalla G Palanisamy, Chairman, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, who is one of the trustees, told reporters here today.
The hospital project will be inaugurated by Kerala Governor, P. Sathasivam on
October 10, he said.
The Adigalar, who is keen on promoting education, particularly Tamil Language and
health sector, has expressed his wish to construct an hospital to serve the needy and
poor of the villages, which would become a reality now, he said.
The 91st birthday would be celebrated in a grand manner from October 8 for three
days in the Mutt premises, during which Mauritius Minister, Swaminathan would open a guest house.
There would be a religious conference on Veera Saivism, which would be inaugurated by Jagathguru Sivaraathri Thesikendhira Maha Swamigal of Mysore Suttur Mutt, in which Union Minister, Pon Radhakrishnan would participate, S.V. Balasubramanian, another trustee, said.
A seminar on Tamil would be inaugurated by Meghalaya Governor, V. Shanmughanathan on October 9, during which, disciples from India and abroad would receive blessings from
the Adigalar and the heads of Siravai Aadheenam, Palani Aadheenam (Mutts). Former CBI Director, D.R. Karthikeyan would also participate at the seminar, he said.