CHENNAI: Justice S Rajeswaran, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, has been appointed as the ex-officio chairman of PT Lee Chengalvaraya Naicker Trust.
Justice R Subramanian made the appointment on November 10 while passing orders on an application arising out of a civil suit from the Trust, which prayed for the appointment/nomination of the trustees to the trust board for its administration.
The judge also appointed eight others as members of the trust. They are: M Paramathma, C Paranthaman, V Sugandran and V Sekar. The other four from Vanniyar community are G Santhanam, IAS (retired), S Tamilmani, A Kalaivani, an engineer and G Viswanathan, a former Vice-Chancellor.
The judge also made it clear that Justice Rajeswaran, being the chairman, will have the powers to bring to the attention of the High Court, any deviant conduct or behavior or such acts of the trustees, which would go against the interest of the Trust, so as to enable the court to pass appropriate orders on their continuance.
They shall assume office on or before November 15 and hold office for three years ending on November 8, 2020, the judge added and posted the case on November 17 for compliance.