Poetry

Days of irreverence

Print edition : September 02, 2016

The December 1970 issue of Ka cha ta tha pa ra, the spirited and provocative little magazine in Tamil, which featured a poem of Gnanakoothan on the cover. Gnanakoothan was the one who suggested the name for the magazine.

Gnanakoothan’s (1938-2016) dissenting spirit not only opened up new landscapes of literature to aspiring young poets but also gave fresh meaning and form to tradition.
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