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1st August, 2017
Straight from the heart: A tribute to Dr VC Velayudhan Pillai 
 
Dear Colleague
 
Dr VC Velayudhan Pillai has left us for his heavenly abode. His physical body may not be with us, but he will always remain the collective consciousness of IMA.
 
His services of over 25 years as an active Past National President will be missed and forever be remembered in the history of IMA. A person who never missed a central working committee or a central council meeting even after relinquishing as the Past National President during this period needs to be remembered every day as one of the "IMA Icons" of the country.
 
He was also the first to connect IMA with International scenario and also served as President of CMAAO.
 
Dr Vinay Aggarwal, Dr Ravi Wankhedkar and myself attended his last rites at Thiruvananthapuram yesterday. Dr RN Tandon was in Kolkata yesterday, where another leader Dr Rahul Dutta left his body.
 
Dr KK Aggarwal
National President IMA & HCFI
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