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Sabha Dy. Secretary Prof. E. J. John Passed Away

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KOTTAYAM: Prof. E. J. John Elanjickal, former Principal of Baselios College Kottayam and the deputy Secretary of Malankara Orthodox Church Passed away on November 1, 2009. Funeral was conducted on Tuesday Nov.3 at Kottayam Puthen Pally at 4pm.

He was also serving the Church in the Sabha Managing Committee as a member.

Prof. John also served as M.G. University syndicate Member, National Committee of Minority Education Institution Coordinator, Executive member of

Kerala Inter Church Council for Education and U.P. St. Andrews Post Graduate College Vice Principal. Prof. John also served as the P.R.O. of the of

Malankara Orthodox Church for more than a decade.Through his 18 years of service in N.C.C, he was honored with a rank of Major.

As a writer he had written many articles in Times of India, Hindu and other English News Papers. He was also a contributor to Orthodox Herald.

Late Molly ( Kurichy Kolathu Kalathil) was his wife. He was survived by his Children E. J. Jacob ( M. R. F. Kottayam), Rachel (Bangalore). In-laws:

Kiran Jacob Mulayil (Bangalore) and Binu.

The contributions of Prof. E. J. John to Malankara Orthodox Church are worth mentioning.

Detailed reports can be viewd on our Malayalam edition on Friday.