Kasaragod, Dec 15: V.S. Babu, 56, Principal, Government Higher Secondary School, Kundamkuzhi, here was found dead at his houseat at Kottodi on Wednesday.
A suicide note said he had taken the extreme step due to bad health conditions.
Mr. Babu had earlier served as the Principal of Government HSS, Bandaduka, and as the district secretary of the Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad.
He was in the forefront of agitations against the move to build a dam across the Chandragiri river. He is survived by wife and two daughters.
Principal, social activist commits suicide