S. Gopalachari

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Sarukkai Gopalachari
Diwan of Travancore
In office
Monarch Moolam Thirunal
Preceded by V. P. Madhava Rao
Succeeded by P. Rajagopalachari

Diwan Bahadur Sarukkai Gopalachari (b. 16 August1852), or Gopalacharyar, was an Indian lawyer and administrator who served as the Diwan of Travancore between 1906 and 1907.

Early life[edit]

Gopalachari had his education in Madras and was appointed a sub-judge on March 21, 1885. In June 1903, he was confirmed as officiating district and sessions judge.[citation needed]

Early life[edit]

Gopalachari was born in a Vaishnavite Brahmin family of Sarukkai, Madras Presidency in the year 1850.[1] He graduated in law and worked as a vakil in Madurai before being appointed as sub-judge in 1885.[1] Gopalachari was working as District Judge of Tinnevely when he was appointed Diwan of Travancore.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Jeffrey, Robin (1976). The decline of Nayar dominance: society and politics in Travancore, 1847-1908. Holmes & Meier Publishers. p. 337. ISBN 0841901848, ISBN 978-0-8419-0184-1.