Veteran Tamil writer 'Varathar' passes away

[TamilNet, Thursday, 21 December 2006, 22:46 GMT]
Shanmugam Varatharasan, a well known Tamil writer and a literary award winner, known as 'Varathar,' passed away Thursday at the age of 82, at his residence on Manipay road in Jaffna. Varathar, besides being a creative writer, was a successful publisher of Tamil literary works of many Tamil writers, accommodating fresh and alternative ideas in Tamil creative writing.

He was born on 01.07.1928 and lived his entire life in Jaffna.

He is survived by three daughters.

 

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