Eminent personalities from the national scene will remember the multifaceted personality, late M. P. Veerendra Kumar, former CMD of Mathrubhumi, on the occasion of his 84th birthday on July 22.
Vice president M. Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate the event organised by Mathrubhumi titled ‘M. P. Veerendra Kumar - A Virtual Tribute’ and will deliver the keynote address. Jairam Ramesh MP will be the host of the event.
Other important personalities taking part in the event include actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan (Imprint of an original writer), actress and former MP Jayaprada (My sibling and friend), environmental activist Vandana Shiva (He was my green knight), N. Ram (More journalist than a media baron), former INS president and former PTI chairman H. N. Cama (He was a national media leader), International Advertising Association global chairman Srinivasa Swamy (The brand – MPV) and Mizoram Governor P. S. Sreedharan Pillai (On a personal note).
Mathrubhumi chairman and managing editor P. V. Chandran will deliver the vote of thanks.
The event will be live on Mathrubhumi’s Facebook page and YouTube from 6.30 pm.