The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Govinda Raghava Aiyer, Lalpet Arunachela Aiyer
Govinda Raghava Aiyer, Lalpet Arunachela Aiyer. B.A., B.L., Dewan Bahadur, High Court, Vakil, Madras; b, 1867; passed B.A., 1887; B.L., 1889; enrolled as High Court Vakil, 1895; commenced practice in the District Court of North Arcot at Chittoor; for many years a member of the District Board; a staunch friend of the progressive movement, and is actively connected with public movements of the country; one of the first Indians to be returned to Madras Legislative Council when the concession of election was granted for the first time, 1893; commenced practice in the Madras High Court, 1893; twice nominated to the Madras Legislative Council; for some time acting Public Prosecutor, Madras; Fellow, Madras University, 1909; Member of the Faculty of Law; Vice-President,Madras Mahajana Sabha; President, Madras Provincial Congress Committee; Member, National Fund & Industrial Association, Madras. Dewan Bahadur, 1906. Address: High Road, Rayapeta, Madras, India.