K.M.SANDHANAGOPALAN B.A., B.L.,
SENIOR ADVOCATE, HIGH COURT, CHENNAI.
Born on 23.10.1928 to parents Muthusamy Iyer and SeethaLakshmi Ammal residents at West Agraharam, Kodumudi,traditional agricultural family. I studied in our school from the beginning completing Form VI in 1942, after securing exemption from age limit to write the Public Examination, through the good offices of V .S. Venkatesa Iyer,Headmaster of our School then.
Very dedicated and highly reputed teachers like Dharamaraja Iyer, Subbu Vadiar, Vepaku Vadiyar, Chockalinga Gounder who had his own affectionate names for each student, and Payya vadiar took care of the studies of the students who were then small in numbers at Kodumudi School.
After my college education in the Government Arts College at Coimbatore and the National College Tiruchirappalli, I secured the law degree in the law college at Chennai. After completing apprenticeship with Shanmugasundara Gounder, Additional Public Prosecutor, I joined the office of my Maternal uncle M.S.Ganapathi Iyer who was a leading advocate at Coimbatore.
After a successful completion of 25 years at Coimbatore I moved to Chennai to work on the Appellate side. A few years back I was designated as a Senior Advocate by the High Court of Madras.
I have now completed 63 years of active practice as a lawyer having been enrolled on 12.11.1951. The foundation laid at our school has been responsible for my discharging my duties and obligations as a parent , lawyer and a citizen with Integrity and Honesty during all these years.
I pray the Almighty God, to bless our School, to enable it to disseminate, Knowledge and wisdom to all those coming under its Motherly care, for all times to come.