Special Correspondent

KOCHI: Release of ‘Makarajyothi’ – theme-based souvenir published by Thamaramkulangara Ayyappa Seva Samithy (TASS) in connection with the Makaravilakku festival of Thamaramkulangara Sree Dharmasastha Temple, Thripunithura, will take place at the temple premises on Tuesday. ‘Melakalanidhi’ Peruvanam Kuttan Marar will be handing over the first copy to ‘Melacharya’ Sadanam Divakara Marar at the meeting presided over by Ajithkumar Varma, president of the samithy. The souvenir will contain various articles written by writers in the field of Melam. The release function will witness the lecture demonstration of the rare melams by the artiste R.L.V. Mahesh Kumar.