Mangalore, August 23: ‘The professor K. A. Krishnamurthy was genius in Maths and his extra ordinary talent made him as a model to everyone’, said professor R Victor former HOD of English department.
He was speaking on the occasion of centenary birthday celebration of Prof. K.A. Krishnamurthy, held at Eric Mathias Hall, St Aloysius College here on Friday August 23, he said that, when he was in school days he was good education and his teaching skill and friendly nature made other students as follower of him. He adored Carnatic music; his wife Kanakavalli was an equal genius, he added.
Dr Vinaya Hegde, chancellor of Nitte University presided over the programme and said that Prof Krishnamurthy was good in sports and he used to coaching to other players also. Though he was from other state, he was familiar with local language also, which shows his talent in every field, he said.
Fr Denzil Lobo, rector of St Aloysius College, professor H Giridhar, former HOD of Physics Department, Govindas College Surthkal and Professor KR Upadhyaya former HOD of English Department, St Aloysius College were also opined on this occasion.
Walter D’ Souza, president Prof KA Krishnamurthy Birth Centenary Celebration Committee, Fr Swebert D’ Silva, secretary , Anu Priya Shetty lecturer and others were present.
By: Sathish Kapikad