The writer, a Tamil novelist and poet, is best known for his novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman).
As the COVID-19 pandemic makes work-from-home the new normal, a look at the workspaces of people who have always functioned in isolation -- writers. Perumal Murugan writes about finding space and inspiration in nature.
Having absorbed Gandhi in these ways, I believe it was what helped me in my hour of crisis. Gandhi showed me the merits of the path of forgiveness, solitude and silence.
Why is it so difficult for doors to open for students pursuing their education in Tamil?
Perumal Murugan was in New Delhi on the occasion of the launch of his new book of poems 'Kozhaiyin Padalgal'.