Kerala bids tearful adieu to O N V Kurup
Thiruvananthapuram: Legendary poet O N V Kurup has been laid to rest at Shanthikavadam at Thycaud, which was named by the poet himself. The final rites were held with full state honours.
The body was brought to Shanthikavadam from his residence 'Indeevaram' at Vazhuthakkad as a procession. The funeral programmes were directly monitored by the district administration.
The Chief Minister, other ministers, Opposition Leader, political and cultural leaders, and artists were present on the occasion.
In honour of the great poet and lyricist, a group of 84 singers offered a musical tribute to him.