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Malaysia Venue for World Renowned Tamil Poets and Writers

on 2001/5/25 9:48:02 ( 1332 reads )


KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, May 24, 2001: Some of the world's greatest Tamil poets and writers will converge here on Saturday for the fourth annual Tamil Writers Day where they will be honored for their literary works. The event, organized by the Bharathidasan Association of Malaysia, will be held at the Putra World Trade Centre. Bharathidasan was one of the greatest Tamil poets of the 20th century and a brave freedom fighter in India. Association president Datin Seri Indrani Samy Vellu said a number of poets and speakers from Tamil Nadu, South India and selected Malaysian Tamil writers would be honored at the function for their contributions to the Tamil literary world. "We have some worldclass poets and writers in the making and we aim to provide them the recognition and acknowledgement they deserve," she said. She said the association was aiming to create more "Bharathidasans among Malaysians."

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