JOHOR BARU: The father of Johor MIC chairman R. Vidyananthan has passed away on Sunday (July 10) at the age of 79.
D. Ramanadhan, the former senior assistant of SK Pendidikan Khas Princess Elizabeth Johor Baru, breathed his last on Sunday morning at Hospital Batu Pahat.
He was also the former headmaster of SKPK St Nicholas Penang and SKPK Alma Penang.
According to his son, who is also Kahang assemblyman and a former state executive councillor, Ramanadhan passed away due to old age.
He said funeral rites for his father would be held at Jalan Azizul Rahman, Kamunting in Taiping, Perak at 2pm on Monday (July 11).
His remains would be cremated at the Prestavest Memorial Park Taiping on the same day.
The retired teacher and principal leaves behind two children and two grandchildren.