Kochi

Writer and activist Sivadas passes away

Social activist and writer P. K. Sivadas has passed away. He was under medical treatment for some time. Sivadas had worked in a few newspapers and publications for nearly 15 years and translated works into English and Malayalam.

He translated into Malayalam the works of Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, D.D. Kosambi, Romila Thapar, Eric Hobsbawm, and Bipan Chandra. He also rendered into English the works of EMS and short story writer Vaisakhan. He had also scripted and directed programmes for Doordarshan. He is survived by his wife Rama and children Anuradha, Jayadevan, Aiswarya and Anaswara. The funeral will be held at the Koratty electric crematorium at 10.30 a.m. on Friday.

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