S Balasubramanian of Vikatan Publications passes away

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Chairman Emeritus Vikatan Publications, S Balasubramanian (78 yrs) passed away recently after a brief illness. His father S S Vasan (S Srinivasan) established the popular Tamil weekly Ananda Vikatan. Balasubramanian (popularly known as Balu) started ‘Junior Vikatan’, an investigating news magazine often exposing political misdeeds. Today, Vikatan Publications publishes books in Tamil language, covering almost all subjects.

May his soul rest in peace!

–D Ramalingam

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