“Kovilan Memorial Lectures” conducted by “International Kovilan Study Group” is an annual event organized at different places all over the globe. Kolkata Kairali Samajam partnered with the group and organized the lecture in Kolkata at Birla Academy on 16th July, 2016. “Kovilanile Vimochana Dhathukkal” was the theme of the lecture by Sri. K C Narayanan, well-known crtic and Editor of Bhashaposhini. Sri. M A Baby, the former Minister of Culture, Kerala inaugurated the event. Members of the group based in India and abroad participated in the event.
Members of the Kovilan Study Group – Sri K V Subrahmanyan, Sri K A Mohandas and Co-ordinator Sri Venu Edakkazhiyoor, participated in the discussions. Other speakers included Sri Joshy Joseph, Sri P Venugopalan Sri T K Gopalan.
A documentary on Kovilan directed by Sri M A Rahman was screened. Literary works of Kovilan were presented by the group to KKS and were received by Smt Sarojam Sreedharan on behalf of KKS.
Kovilan’s major works include “Thottangal”, and “Thattakam” .