Kochi: Veteran RSS activist S Ramanathan passed away. He was 70 years. A native of Cherthala, Ramanathan started his activities as Pracharak. He had served as Thaluk Pracharak at Ottappalam, Vatakara, Kanjangad and Jilla Pracharak at Kollam. He also served as state organising secretary of Vanavasi Kalyanasram.
He was jailed during the state of emergency. Ramanathan wrote a number of books too .
Ramanathan is the son of Olavepp Poochakkal Gourisankaram Thodukayil Madathil Sankaran Nair and Janaki.Siblings;Dr.Narasimha Naik,late Ramesh Naik,late Ramabhai.
Cremation will take place at 12.30 noon at Pulleppadi Rudravilasam crematorium.