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CJT Thamotheram, Tamil nationalist, former teacher at Wesley College, Colombo; founder of many Tamil organisations and publications such as Tamil Times, Standing Committee Of Tamils (SCOT); International Tamil Foundation (ITF) and more; collaborator with S. Arumugam in the compilation of a Dictionary of Eelam Tamils.

Ceylon Daily News 03 Nov 2005

THAMOTHERAM - CHARLES JEYAM THAMBYRAJAH passed away peacefully on 27th October 2005 in England, aged 87 years. He leaves behind his loving wife Malar and six children Vijay, Sunetra, Thiru, Priya, Shanthini and Raj and six grandchildren Niranjalie, Ravin, Craig, Laura, Sharmini and Chrishan. He also leaves behind his sisters Mrs Kanga Snell, Mrs Arul Niles, Dr Amy Fernando (Australia), Mrs Tharumi Nadarajah, Mrs Thangam Mathar and brothers Nesar Thamotheram and Edgar Thamotheram (U.K). The funeral service and celebration of his life will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday 4th November, 2005 at Rivercourt Methodist Church, King Street, Hammersmith, London W6 9JT followed by a private cremation.