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          Sri Malladi Satyalingam Naicker belongs to the Agnikul akshatriya community (Pallava) He was born at Coringa, a small village near Kakinada about 1863. Coringa had at one time commanded an over-seas trade and was a prosperous place. Sri Satyalingam ancestors had carried on this Foreign Trade and were rich. However, this prosperous Foreign Business came to a stop during his Father time. His O ships having been wracked in the sea, he was reduced to poverty.

          When Satyalingam had lost his Father in early Child hood, his only heritage was want and misery. Sri Karri Narayana Swamy , his maternal uncle, who owned some ships and was doing Foreign Business took him and his Widowed Mother under his care, instead of learning lessons, the Boy would spend his time with other truants in the village. The guardian who was tired of him, at last set him up in the household round of work. Satyalingam came to know that one of his Uncle’s ships was being fitted to set sail to Mullein in Burma. Once urged his uncle to let him be a mate in the ship. The sympathetic uncle entrusted him to the care of the captain( Nakhoda) and thus Satyalingam’s life changed from India to Burma.

          The boy Satya lingam set sail lay anchored at Moulmein , a first rate port in Burma at that time . When the ship had reached the port and was at anchor, he gave them a slip one night from the ship and disappeared ,. The captian and his men searched for the boy for a month, but in vain. The helpless widow, the boy’s mother ,died of a broken heart. Satyalingams integrity in business –dealings soon won for him the respect and confidence of European business-magnates in Rangoon . He undertake the business of supplying labour to the mill on contract basis. In two years, he amassed more than a lakh of rupees . He used to lend up to Rs. 50,000 to the mill itself.

          He purchased two steam launches and employed a number of clerks to assist him in his business. Satyalingam , the good –for-nothing lad of Coringa was now the master of Lakhs. He returned to coringa, married at the instance of his relatives and went back to Rangoon again . But some years later his wife died. He adopted a son known as Sri Subrahmanyam Naicker. In 1912 he had a will registered in the District Court at Rangoon. The following were some of its provisions

  1. He bequeathed 8 Lakhs of rupees in cash for the Charities Specified by him.

  2. The rest of his property should go to Sri Subrahmnyam Naicker, his adopted son.

  3. The maintenance of the School.

  4. The sending of Students for higher or Technical Education

  5. The maintenance of the Temple.

  6. The feeding of the poor.

          A board of Trustees was constituted With Dewan Bhahadur D. Seshagiri rao Panthulu garu as Chief Trustee and his son Subrahmanyam Naicker and Pinapothu Govindarajulu and Kovvuri Adeyyareddi as the Trustees. A Probate was granted by the Chief Court of Lower Burma on 1st March , 1915 and 8 lakhs of rupees mentioned in the will were handed over to the Trustees in Kakinada about 4th march , 1915. A choultry was opened in a rented Building on the 19th October, 1915 An extensive site of about 40 acres was acquired by the Government for the Charities and handed over to the Trustees on the 24th August, 1916. The present Choultry Building was completed and opened on 29th August ,1918.

          The School Building was completed and opened on 4th October, 1919. At Chollangi bathing ghat, Temple of Siva , Rama and Anjaneya, a building for the Archakas and a rest house for the pilgrims were subsequently constructed. In the terms of the will five lakhs of rupees should be permanently invested on agricultural lands , two lakhs deposited in other securities and the remaining One lakhs spent on the construction of building a school with a large play grounds and up–to date Gymnasium, a choultry adjacent to the School for feeding of the poor and a Temple at Chollangi.

          Excluding the lakhs of rupees to be spent on construction of the Building, the seven lakhs of rupees from the capital for the up keep of the School, the Choultry and the Temple and the Fund for Higher Education . All these should be maintained from the interest and income thereon. Satyalingam Naicker died in Rangoon on 29th January, 1915 when he was about 75 years old. But whose benefactions have given bread and light to large number of people. As per the Will of sole donor Sri Malladi Satyalingam Naicker , the following institutions are being maintained

  1. Sri Malladi Satyalingam Naicker Charities established in 1915 for free boarding of poor people, poor students including veda students at present free feeding is being provided 275 poor students twice daily, those who are studying in Medical, Engineering ,Law, Post graduate , Graduate polytechnic , Industrial Training Institutions, High School’s Elementary School and Veda Patasala in Kakinada town for which Rs, 8,00,000/- is being spent by the Charities.

  2. Sri M.S. Naicker Elementary school was established in the year 1919.

  3. High School was established in 1946.

  4. Rs. 50,000/- was deposited and three Buildings were constructed by Charities funds for establishment of Andhra Polytechnicin the year 1946.

  5. Veda patasala was established in the year 1954.

  6. Junior College was established in the year 1969.

  7. Degree college was established in the year 1971.

  8. An extent of Ac 40.00 Acres worth of rupees 10 crores situated at Achampeta Junction adjacent to Kakinada – Pithapuram road belongs to Donors land was donated to Andhra University for establishment of Post Graduate center in the year 1986. It was named as Malladi Satyalingam Naicker A.U. Post Graduate Center.

  9. As per the donors will , Sri Balatripura Sundari seematha SangameswaraSwamy , Sri Seetharama Swamy and Anjaneya Swamy Temples were constructed at Chollangi Village With an extent of Ac 14.-00 acres in the year 1920 and nitya deepa dhupaNaivedyam are being performed.

  10. As per the Donors will, number of students were studied in foreign countries with financial Assistance of this Charities

  11. Dr Yellapragada SubbaRao (A great Scientist and founder of Tetracyclin and Pencillin Injection ) was given Scholarship from the funds of Sri Malladi Satyalingam Naickers Charities for his foreign education as per the Donors Will

  12. The following very important Persons who visited Sri . M.S.N.Charities
    Sri Krishna Kumar Sinha Kumar 16-3-1949
    Sri Prakasam Governor of Andhra Pradesh
    Dr Sarvepalli Radha Krishna – Vice – President of India 12-6-1958.
    Sri Trivedi Governor of Andhra Pradesh.13-12-1956

  13. Since inception of this charities, nearly 1,25,000 (one Lac twenty five thousand) students were studied in this educational Institutions from Class I to Post Graduate , and Andhra Polytechnic Kakinada,

Compiled By:-Sri Vanamala Venkateswarulu And Dr B.V.N.S.Prakasa Rao

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