Cong MLA inspects 130 year old CSI school

Erode East MLA Thirumurugan Evara inspected 130 year old government aided CSI primary school at Erode Old Railway Station where his father and former Union Minister EVKS Elangovan studied till1955, on Thursday.

He inspected the records for such study. The school was inaugurated as London Machinery school in 1892 in an half acre land donated by great great grand father E Venkatappa Naikkar (father of Periyar EVR) in 1885.

A church functioned in the area till 1930 and the then renowned Bishop Brough shifted the church near PS Park, Erode by constructing a church in grand manner which was later popularly known as CSI Brough Church.


Once nearly1000 students studied there and present strength is nearly 100 due to increasing number of students in the area. The school correspondent Joseph, PTA president Abdul Khader, HM Mary Thamizhselvi welcomed him.

The PTA pleaded to the MLA to help improve infrastructure in the school with construction of additional classrooms and imagination of it into middle school.

Congress district president E P Ravi, minorities wing district president J Suresh, general secretary MM Harshad, functionaries KN Batcha, Rajesh Rajappa, Jawahar Ali and many others accompanied him.

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