Renowned Malayalam writer Ashitha passes away

Ashitha (63), the renowned Malayalam writer, has passed away in Thrissur, Kerala on March 27, 2019. She portrayed the inner pangs and feelings of women through her touching stories and poems. Born at Pazhayannur in Thrissur on April 5, 1956, Ashitha had created her own space among women writers of Malayalam through her unique writing style and selection of topics for stories. The writer contributed in popularising haiku poems in Malayalam through her translations and her stories were known for the sensitive portrayal of life. Her notable works include ‘Mazhameghangal’, ‘Oru Streeyum Parayathath’, ‘Vismaya Chhihnangal,’ ‘Apoorna Viramangal,’ and ‘Ashithayude Kathakal’.

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