Perumal Murugan’s poem now in Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram: A collection of poems by controversial Tamil writer Perumal Murugan, who quit writing after coming under attack by some Hindutva and caste outfits over his book Madhorubagan, is all set to be translated into Malayalam for the first time.
State-based Mythri Books has bought the rights of his poems which will be translated into Malayalam.
The translated collection will be brought under the title of Velli, Shani, Budhan, Njayar, Vyazham, Chovva (Friday, Saturday, Wednesday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday), the publishers said. The work, comprising around 50 poems, will help readers understand the bold and broader vision of the writer, they said.