Nel Jayaraman, the student of the late Agricultural Scientist Nammazhvar, passed away at the Apollo Hospital due to cancer. “
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, the Nadigar Sangam General Secretary and TFPC President released a statement about Nel Jayaraman. In his statement, he said that Nammazhvar was an agriculture legend, who had been protesting against the Methane Gas Project by the Eastern Energy Corporation in the Cauvery Delta. His student Jayaraman was against the genetically modified crops and recovered more than 170 paddy varieties. Jayaraman created an awareness among the youngsters about the traditional paddy seeds and sowed them a great interest in agriculture. Vishal said that the farmers had lost a pearl and expressed his condolences to Jayaraman’s family!