ONV to be laid to rest will full state honours
Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalees favourite poet was given a tearful adieu with thousands lining up to pay their last repects. The mortal remains of ONV was shifted to VJT Hall by 11 am.
It was at this hall various seminars were held under the auspices of ONV Kurup to help Malayalam get a classical status. At last, the mortal remains of ONV reached the same place. People from socio-cultural field and other prominent personalities paid a visit to condole the death.
The body will be taken to his Vazhuthacaud home by afternoon and will be kept for public homage till 3 pm. The final rites will take place on Monday morning at Shantikavadam, the crematorium which was named by the poet, with full state honours. As a mark of respect to the departed leader, all colleges in the capital city will remain closed. The Kerala Assembly will disperse after paying respects to the poet. Assembly proceedings will not be held tomorrow.