Staff Reporter

COIMBATORE: A seminar on “The Contribution of Chindhanai Kavignar Kavidasan’s Literary Works to Society” will be held at Kongunadu Arts and Science College on January 4.

According to the organisers of the seminar, Mr. Kavidasan has written more than 20 books that have brought about a change in the lives of students, entrepreneurs, workers, etc. He has also conducted more than 500 workshops and seminars on self-confidence and self-improvement.

His works are part of the curriculum of the Bharathiar University and the Manomaniam Sundaranar University and also some autonomous colleges.

School and college students, teachers and research scholars from different countries are invited by the organisers to submit research papers on Mr. Kavidasan’s literary works. Best papers will be awarded cash prizes. All the participants will be given certificates.

The papers should reach S. Palanisamy, Head, Department of Tamil, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore – 641029 before November 30. He can be contacted on 98431-44767 or 0422-2644767. Papers can also be e-mailed to


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