Watch | Punjabi man in Chennai preserves Thirukkural on palm leaves

A video featuring Jaswant Singh, who has written all 1,330 couplets from Thirukkural on palm leaves

January 19, 2021 11:05 am | Updated 11:14 am IST

Meet Jaswant Singh, a 58-year-old civil engineer and a nature lover. Around 10 years ago, he was inspired by a couplet from Thirukkural. Ever since, he began reading more of the Thirukkural and other forms of Tamil literature. He wanted to preserve the Thirukkural on palm leaves and embarked on a mission.

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