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United Nations official

Teralandur Gopalacharya Narayanan, Indian United Nations official. member Indian Council World Affairs.


Narayanan, Teralandur Gopalacharya was born on June 9, 1911 in Kumbakonam, India. Son of Technology S. Gopalacharya and Sundaram (Ammal) Narayanan.


A.M., Madras Christian College, 1932. Licentiate degree psychology, child education U. Madras Teachers’ College, 19—.


English Union Christian College, Alwaye, Travancor, India, 1932-1934, Madura College, 1935-1937. Correspondent Hindu of Madras, New Delhi, Rangoon, Calcutta, 1937-1943, New Delhi, 1946-1947. War correspondent Hindu, Amrita Bazar Patrika of Calcutta, 1943-1946.

Traveled widely in Middle East, Near East, Far East as journalist, 1938-1947. Joined United Nations Secretariat as chief Asia and Pacific Affairs Section, Department Security Council Affairs, 1947. Secretary United Nations Good Offices Commissioner to Indonesia, 1947, 48.

Principal secretary United Nations commission to investigate conditions for free elections in Germany, 1951-1952. Now director Council and Committee Services Division, Department Political and Security Council Affairs. Personal assistant to secretary-general for Disarmament Questions and representative Geneva Confs.

A founder member Indian Council World Affairs. Home: 3 Mahalakshmi St., Madras 17, India. Office: Care Box 20, Grand Central Post Office, New York City 17.


Member Indian Council World Affairs.


Married Janaki Rangachari, May 24, 1944. Children: Ramabhadran, Vasundara, Ranganathan.

T. S. Gopalacharya Narayanan

Sundaram (Ammal) Narayanan

Janaki Rangachari

Ramabhadran Narayanan

Vasundara Narayanan

Ranganathan Narayanan