Eminent Psychiatrist and senior Sangh karyakarta Dr. P.T. Chandramouli passed away in the early hours of Vaikuntha Ekadasi, 6th Jan 2020 in his home at Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
He was 92. He had retired as Superintendent of Institute of Mental Health, where he was instrumental in setting up PG courses in Psychiatric Medicine. He plunged himself into social service following his retirement.
Dr Chandramouli was a Fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society (FIPS) and was a founding Secretary of the AP Chapter of Indian Psychiatric Society.
He came from a humble backgroud in Chittoor District and was born to Sri K. Thiruvengadam a renouned Scholar and Harikatha Bhagavathar. Dr. Chandramouli was a self made man and worked his way through his medical studies while employed with Government of AP. He went on study leave to qualify himself with a Diploma in Psychiatry and later a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the National Institute of Mental Health, Bangalore.He served as All India President of National Medicos Organisation for two terms.
Dr.Chandramouli was a philanthropist since his youth and served the poor in his capacity as a Doctor. He donated generously to various institutions including the Ramakrishna Math and the Sathya Sai Seva Samithi. His heart was always devoted to the cause of Sangh and made time for the service of the nation through the Sangh. He became a karyakarta of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh during Emergency while he became a swayamsevak a few years before that.
He served in various responsibilities and was Bhagyanagar vibhaag sanghchalak ( Greater Hyderabad ) for close to 2 decades.
He was well read and rooted in the Hindu culture . He had a particular liking for Telugu literature and drama.
He is survived by his wife and 3 sons , who are eminent personalities in society. The antyeshti will be performed on 8th Jan afternoon.