Noted educationalist Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy passes away

Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy (93), Acclaimed educationist, journalist and patron of the arts, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 5th August 2019. Parthasarathy founded the Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Group of Schools driven by her desire “to Indianise school education”. She waspopularly known as Rashmi or ‘Mrs YGP’. In 2010, she received the Padma Shri for her contribution to literature and education. She also worked in ‘The Hindu’ and had written regularly for its Sport & Pastime magazine.

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