Kolkata Kairali Samajam in association with O.V. Vijayan Foundation organised, ” O.V. Vijayan Rememberance” programme at the South Indian Club, 70B Hindustan Park Road, Gariahat, Kolkata 700029 on Saturday, 18th June 2016 at 5.00 pm.
O.V.Vijayan was an Indian author and cartoonist, who was an important figure in the modern Malayalam language and literature. Best known for his first novel Khasakkinte Itihasam (1969), Vijayan was the author of six novels, nine short-story collections, and nine collections of essays, memoirs and reflections. Mr VIjayan received many awards including Padma Bhushan in 2001.
The organising scretary of Shantigiri Ashram, Swamy Gururatnam Janatapasi and the OV Vijayan Foundation Secretary, Mr Chandra Prakash, addressed the audience and a book on O V Vijayan was also be released on the occassion.