Late Aiyah Sastri of Tirunelveli
Updated November 9, 2000
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Late Aiyah Sastri of Tirunelveli was an upright, honest
and virtuous gentleman with exemplary qualities.
He had studied law but did not relish practicing as
it involved some amount of moral improbities.
He was later selected as a Bank Manager (in spite of
having nil experience in the trade) purely for his
sense of honesty. He proved his worth in his new
profession and was responsible in founding and building
up a new Bank, which today is one of the reputed
Late Sastri had grieved the tragic demise of two of
his early children at young age.
He had developed some skin ailment while in service,
which was aggravated due to wrong diagnosis and
still wrong treatment, resulting in his having to retire
He had seven sons and one daughter at the time of his
demise. His only daughter and all sons became
well settled in life, but he was unable to share their
happiness as he was an acute diabetic patient and in the
later years became virtually blind. But he had a big
heart and bold approach to life, which enabled him to
withstand till his last breath.