Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed anguish over the demise of Malayalam poet Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri and stated his pioneering contribution to the world of tradition and literature can be remembered.
Mr Namboothiri died in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram on the age of 81. He was among the many extensively acclaimed poets of up to date Malayalam literature and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014.
“Anguished by the demise of Sri Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri. His pioneering contribution to the world of tradition and literature can be remembered. His extensively learn works replicate compassion and sensitivity. Condolences to his household and admirers. Om Shanti,” PM Modi tweeted.
Born in Thiruvalla in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district, Mr Namboothiri’s works are recognized for his or her mix of custom and modernity.