Chi. Venkatachalam (alias Ashirwad) is the son of my Father's cousin, Ramakrishnan and wife Usha and the grandson of my Father's maternal uncle (late) Shri T. S. Venkatachala Iyer.
On 25th of May 2008, his Upanayanam was be performed at Maha Ganapathy Kalyana Mandapam, New Kalpathy, Palakkad, Kerala between 8 and 9:30 am.
Ramakrishnan lives with his family at Thane, near Mumbai in Maharashtra and is one of my childhood friends. Our Ashirwadams to Ashirwad!