Tiruvottiyur Barathi Pasarai organised a grand function to celebrate Ma. Ki. Ramanan's completion of 36 years of teaching at Podhu Varthagar Sangha Maligai, Tiruvottiyur, on October 31.
At the function Ma. Ki. Ramanan was felicitated by Avvai Natarajan, former Vice Chancellor, Tamil University. . Mr. Natarajan also launched a book ‘Avvaiyum Kalviyum' written by Mr. Ramanan.
A debate titled ‘Kalviyin Vetrikku Karanam….Poruppana Petrora? Thiramiayana Aasriyira? Uzhaikira Manavara?... Yaar?' and chaired by Mr. Ramanan.
Mr. Ramanan, a resident of Tiruvottiyur, has been teaching Tamil language at Villaiyan Chettiar Higher Secondary School, for more than 32 years. He received the best Teacher award from Tamil Nadu Government in 2006 and has written 16 books. He has been giving discourse every week on ‘Thirumandiram' for more than 12 years.
A book exhibition was also organised at the function.