Sahitya Akademi Award winning writer K. Rajanarayanan (99) passed away at Pondicherry Laspet on the night of the 17th.
Chief Minister MK Stalin has recorded in his twitter page the deepest condolence of his death and that his reputation will live on as long as he has literature, this soil and Tamil. His funeral will be held with state honours. My deepest condolences to his Family & all readers!
Many writers and celebrities are mourning his death. Tamilthai loses one of her identities due to the death of Karisal Quill K.R.
His body was also cremated in his hometown of Kovilpatti Edaiseval Village on the 19th with full state honors by the Armed Police led by Assistant Inspector Krishnamurthy of Thoothukudi.