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PV Chandrasekhara Varier passes away

Former Managing Director of Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, P.V. Chandrasekhara Varier passed away peacefully at his residence in the evening on 17th March 2012. He was 79. He is survived by his daughters Nirmala (Foreign Service, Australia), Sangeetha Varier (Project Director, CS Academy, Coimbatore) and Devidas Varier (General Manager, AVP). May his soul rest in peace.

P.V. Chandrasekhara Varier was the right hand of Arya Vaidyan P.V. Rama Varier, the illustrious founder of Arya Vaidya Pharmacy Ltd and married his daughter Sarojini Varasyar. He was the brother in law of Dr. P.R. Krishna Kumar, the present Managing Director of AVP. P.V. Chandrasekhara Varier was on the Board of Directors of Arya Vaidya Pharmacy for 50 years out of the seven decades of its existence.

He became the Managing Director of AVP in 1976 following the demise of Arya Vaidyan P.V. Rama Varier. From 1994 to 2000, he was the Chairman of the Board. Since then he has been serving as Director of the Company.

P.V. Chandrasekhara Varier was also an ardent disciple of Swami Chinmayananda. Swamji used to stay at his home when he visited Coimbatore.