A poets’ meet and seminar were held as part of the ongoing literary fest organised by the Thakazhi Smaraka Samithi on the occasion of the death anniversary of Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, the storyteller of Kuttanad.

Prof. Amrtiha of SN College, Chertala inaugurated the poets’ meet.

R. Rajesh of NSS College, Pandalam, inaugurated a seminar on ‘Place names in Thakazhi’s stories’. A play based on Thakazhi’s short story ‘Tahasildarude Achan’ was staged in the evening. A meet of short story writers will be held on Sunday.