The following festival editions were also released in the past week:
A delightful parade of artists welcomes the readers. This volume showcases an impressive line-up – Maruti, Ma.Se., Aras, Shyam – who have provided illustrations for the creations of leading poets. Bharati, Bharatidasan and Kannadasan figure in the list. Archaeology, architecture, science… eminent writers have authored articles. There is no dearth of short stories. Jivabharati gives a moving account of the last days of V.O. Chidambaram, who was plagued by illness and poverty. An interview of L.R. Easwari by Ranimaindhan comes as a pleasant surprise.
Samayapuram Mari Amman adorns the cover of this special edition. The theme continues inside too with pictures of Sakti in various places. ‘Thamizhai Vaazhgirargal’ pays tribute to stalwarts, who have dedicated themselves to the propagation and service of the language. Short stories and essays on a variety of subjects complete the volume priced at Rs. 100.
From travel to temples, cinema to politics, the edition gives a wholesome fare to the readers. Attractive pictures of deities warm the hearts of the devout. Rs. 120.