A Memorial for a legend of the Malayalam literature

The O. V. Vijayan memorial is situated at Thasrak, the legendary village that formed the setting for the great Malayalam novelist’s magnum opus Khasakinte Ithihasam.It is a tribute to the writer who arrived at Thassarak in 1956 along with his elder sister who was a teacher there. The memorial is adminstrated by the governing body called O. V. Vijayan Smaraka Samithi nominated by the Govt. of Kerala the department of culture.

Shri. Prinarayi Vijayan Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala

Shri. A. K. Balan Hon. Cultural Minister of Kerala

Smt. Rani George Hon. Secretary to Cultural

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O. V. Vijayan

O. V. Vijayan – The legend of Kerala literature and a native of Palakkad was a writer, cartoonist and teacher. His works depicts the lives of ordinary people especially those who were living in the villages. Though he spent a major part of his life in Delhi, he endeared himself to Malayalam readers through his literary and philosophical discussions.

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