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in charge of Palace Controller’s duties; reverted to Amrut Mahal Department, 1903; invested with powers of 1st class Magistrate, 1903; title of Lokahitaishi conferred by H.H. The Maharajah of Mysore, 1913. Address: Mysore, India.

Usman Sahib, Shaik Mirala Vapuchi Maricayar, Khan Bahadur, (1910), B.A., B.L., Deputy Collector; Madras; b. 1868; B.A., 1888; B.L., 1892; joined service as Deputy Collector, 1893; in charge of Head Assistant’s division, 1895; Officiating 2nd Presidency Magistrate, Madras, March, 1911; confirmed, May, 1911; Officiating Collector and District Magistrate, October, 1912; Presidency Magistrate, Madras, November, 1912; Fellow, Madras University, April, 1912; Member, Faculty of Law, Madras University; Assistant Superintendent of Stationery, Madras, 1913. Address: Royapettah, Madras.


Vaidyanatha Aiyar, S., Rao Saheb (1910), Headmaster, Commercial School, Calicut; b. 1862; educ: Government College, Kumbakonam; for many years Examiner in Technical Examinations, Madras. Publications: Text-book of Typewriting; Text-book of Commercial Correspondence; Theory and Practice of Commerce. Address: Calicut, South India.

Vaidyarama Aiyar, Ganapathi Agraharam, B.A., Fellow, Royal Statistical Society; Fellow, Royal Economy Society; Editor, “Wealth of India”, Madras; B.A., 1888; joined service as a Clerk in the Madras Government Secretariat, and rose to be Head clerk, Revenue Department; retired, 1908; Member, Madras Mahajana Sabha, Member, the National Fund and Industrial Association, Madras; founded and Edited a Practical Life, a Tamil journal devoted to Economics, arts and industries; founded English Monthly Journal, “Wealth of India”, 1911; devoted to the dissemination of practical information and aiming at practical ends; much interested in industrial and agricultural development of the country. Address: Thumbu Chetty Street, Georgetown, Madras; Kondi Chetty Street, Madras.

Vaithialingam Piliai, K., Rao Bahadur (1911), Presidency Postmaster, Madras; b. 1863; entered service in the Postal Department, 1886; became Inspector of Post Offices, 1896; Superintendent of Post Offices, 1899; appointed as Personal Assistant to the Director-General of Post Offices, 1901; Personal Assistant to the Postmaster-General, Madras; Presidency Postmaster, Madras, since 1913. Address: Chintadripet, Madras, India.

Vakhatsinghji Dalelsinghji (see Lunavada).

Vakil, Naoroji Pestonji, C.I.E., (1897), Khan Bahadur, Bombay; nominated Member, Legislative Council, Bombay since 1909. Address: Bombay, India.