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“Graduate donates proceeds to Harvard Tamil Chair

kilan Gopal being recognized for his contribution to  Tamil Chair Inc. Seen with Akilanare his parents and Sam Kannapan

kilan Gopal being recognized for his contribution to Tamil Chair Inc. Seen with Akilanare his parents and Sam Kannapan

A large gathering of well wishers celebrated Akilan Gopal’s graduation in Houston on Sunday June 4th 2017. His parents Mala Gopal and Dr. T. Gopal made elaborate arrangements at their home in the Clear Lake area.
Akilan donated the gifts received to Tamil Chair Inc. (Boston). The goal of the Tamil Chair Inc. is to create an endowed academic unit in the Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard University to further grow the prestige, scholarship, and outreach of the Tamil language within the international community. Sam Kannappan and Vetriselvan thanked Akilan and hoped many more youngsters will follow Akilan and support the noble cause.
Dr. Vaduganthan, S. Narayanan, Anantha and Padma spoke of their experience with Akilan.


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