Rev. Fr. Thaninayagam, famously known as the “Roving Ambassador of TAMIL” organized the first World Tamil Congress. The TAMIL Union of the College is named after him an honor for his pioneering efforts and countless contributions to the development and internationalization of the language.
Following his Graduate studies, he travelled around the globe to the countries such as Japan, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador and America promoting TAMIL. In addition, he formed International Association of TAMIL Research.
He lived an exemplary life and left a legacy to inspire generations after him being a true Global Patrician.