KOTTAYAM: Prof. E J John, former principal of Baselios College, Kottayam and Dy. Secretary of Malankara Orthodox Church , has been appointed as the state honorary coordinator of the newly-formed National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions. John also served as the P.R.O. of the of Malankara Orthodox Church for more than a decade.
His appointment is in recognition of his work and writings for the protection of education rights of the minority.
Justice M.S.A. Siddique is the chairman of the commission. B.S. Ramuwalia and Rev. Dr. Valsan Thampu are members and R. Ranganath is the secretary of the commission.
Prof.John hails from an aristrocratic family of central Travancore, Elanjikkal at Niranam.