Senior Communist Party of India leader R. Nallakannu released a book, Uraikkum Unmaiga', authored by muscular dystrophy patient Nilaa alias U. Udhayakumari here on Sunday. Literary critic Thi. Ka. Si. received the first copy. Though she was affected by the disorder 30 years ago, Ms. Nilaa, who migrated from her birthplace of Ariyaalai in Sri Lanka following the ethnic crisis, managed to obtain her engineering degree in Computer Network Technology from University of Middlesex in the U.K.
Prof. N. Ramachandran, builder T.T. Ramesh Raja, writers Krishi and R. Naarumpoonaathan and K.G. Baskaran introduced the book.