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By: HK Hejmady
Padubidri Beedu Chandayya Arasu Kinyakka Ballal passes away
Padubidri, Feb. 23rd, 2016: Padubidri Beedu Chanayya Arasu Kinyakka Ballal (91), an old generation Arasu (King) from Jain Arasu heritage, passed away at his Beedu Palace residence on Tuesday, after a brief period of illness. He had become the Padubidri Beedu king in the year 1971 and ascended the throne in a traditional way in the year 2002.
He was serving as the hereditary trustee of Shri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi temple for the last 30 years and has been instrumental in the development of the temple. He was also one of the administrative trustees of SDM Educational Trust.
He is survived by his brother Rathnakar Raj Beedu, three daughters and a son. Mr. Rathnakar Raj took over the charge.