In a first Kerala Assembly pays special homage to renowned poet


Thiruvananthapuram: Renowned poet Prof. O.N.V Kurup (84), who passed away on Friday received a special homage of the Kerala Legislative Assembly. The House had assembled in the morning but was adjourned after making obituary references to the legendary poet. No further transactions were held in the assembly.

The special homage in the assembly for a cultural personality is a first. Earlier at a crowded funeral, ONV was cremated with full State honours at the city’s Shantikavaadam, an electric crematorium ONV named. Before the cremation, a galaxy of singers joined together for a musical tribute to the departed poet.