Friday, August 19, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Writer C Ayyappan is no more

Writer C Ayyappan is no more
indianexpress Express News Service , The New Indian Express
Posted on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:34am IST

KOCHI: Noted writer Professor C Ayyappan, 65, died here on Thursday.
He had been under treatment at a private hospital for the past few

Ayyappan is considered to be a noted figure among Dalit writers.

'Uchayurakathile Swapnangal', published by the Sahithya Pravarthaka
Sahakarana Sangham, and 'Njandukal' published by DC Books, both
compilation of short stories, are the major works. Penguin Books in
association with Malayala Manorama had published 'C Ayyappante
Kathakal' in 2008.

In the same year he was honoured by the district
administration.Ayyappan was born to Manikyaparambil Chothi and Kurumba
at Keezhillam in Ernakulam.

He studied in Sree Sankara Vidyapeetam and Maharaja's College. He
served as a teacher in Malayalam at various government colleges since
1978 and retired as principal from Malappuram Government College. He
is survived by wife Lalitha and daughter Aiswarya. The cremation will
be held at Pachalam Crematorium at 11 am on Friday.


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