Tamil writer Perumal Murugan and his wife Ezhilarasi will soon be teaching in Chennai. “The transfer order will be issued on Friday,” said an official of the Higher Education Department. They had sought transfer from the Government Arts and Science College, Namakkal in the wake of the controversy over his novel Madhorubhagan .
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