L. S. Kandasamy

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L S Kandasamy
Born (1939-12-24)December 24, 1939
Flag of India.svg Lakapuram, Rasipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Died April 6, 1992(1992-04-06) (aged 52)
Flag of India.svg Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Professor

L S Kandasamy (1939–1992) was a Tamil teacher and writer. He was born in Lakkapuram near Rasipuram and did his masters in Tamil at Madras University.

Dr. L S Kandasamy began his career as a school teacher and in 1972 joined Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. While serving as the head of the department, he also served as editor for Valarum Vellanmai a journal targeted to educate the farmer community. This journal focused on communicating technology and science development in agriculture. Dr. L S Kandasamy who is an agriculturalist himself and literati was instrumental in interpreting information in science to a practical solution for the farmer community. He wrote many novels, modern poetry, self-improvement and agriculture. In 1989 he started Thannambikkai, a monthly magazine with an emphasis on self-improvement. Thannambikkai is now published by his family and friends.

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