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By: HK Hejamady,
Yermal P.K. Salian passes away
Padubidri, Jan. 26th, 2016: Retired director of instruction in Mangalore Fisheries college, P.K. Salian (82), son of Yermal fisheries leader Late Y. Koragappa V. Puthran, passed away on Monday at his son's residence in Bangalore, after a brief period of illness. He had excelled in the fish processing research and he was in the forefront to introduce the Japanese research technology to the nation.
He had widely travelled around the world under United Nations' Food And Agriculture Organisation (FAO), being an Advisory Committee member for Indian Fisheries Research Institute and had his personal contribution towards the fisheries research.
After his retirement, recognizing his achievements, the state government had appointed him as a Single- committee member to revive and improve various stalled fisheries departments. He had achieved a tremendous success in his endeavour.
Being married to Malpe Madhwaraj's sister Dasha Salian, he was spending his retired life in Malpe Raj Mandira.
He had rendered his services in various capacities in Yermal Bada Mogaveera Sabha, Babbarya Daivasthana, local school and Bhajana Mandira.
Former MP Manorama Madhwaraj, Udupi MLA Pramod Madhwaraj, Kaup former MLA Lalaji R. Mendon and other didnitories were present for his last rites held at his residence "Shri Mata" in Yermal Bada, on Tuesday.
He survived by his son and a daughter.