NArayanNarayan was born as the son of Chalappurath Raman and Kodukutty at Kudayathur in Idukki in September 26, 1940.

He retired as post master in 1995.  Narayan’s Kocharethi is a novel written about the Malayarayan tribal community of Kerala. 

Kocharethi won critical acclaim and won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award.