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1983 group alumini members of Madras Kerala Vidyalayam School donated Rs.50,000 to School Building Fund

Monday, June 14th, 2010


Monday, May 3rd, 2010

We have adored and worshiped our abode of knowledge , our school building. Considering it is seventy years old , we realized that it needs to be renovated. The agenda for the renovation also includes a new hall and additional class rooms for Kerala Vidyalayam School with modern amenities. So a plan prepared by the Executive committee elaborating the initiative will be submitted to the public Reception Committee to initiate the fund collection process.


This school is set to give pure education to students of economic classes. The plan of the new infrastructure for the instituion arose to help the students to get better standard of education ,as the current building find old and insufficient. The pure renovation idea is to take the education to the next level for students of socially and economically challenged chennai malayalees . The Madras Kerela Samaj is not going to collect donations from the students. Hence we rely on philanthropists to contribute to make up the mammoth Rs 7 Crores which is required for this project. You can get in touch with us at

We anticipate that this venture to offer quality education to children will be backed by fund from people of all walks of life.

U.A. Khader felicitated

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

SPECIAL MOMENT: Akademi Award Winner U.A.Khader receives a memento from Chairman of Madras Kerala Samaj M.Sivadasan Pillai. President of the Samaj T.M.R.Panicker (left), is in the picture. Photo: S. Thanthoni

From Felicitation function to Kendra Sahithya academy award winner Mr. U.A. Kadher
From Felicitation function to Kendra Sahithya academy award winner Mr. U.A. Kadher
From Felicitation function to Kendra Sahithya academy award winner Mr. U.A. Kadher
From Felicitation function to Kendra Sahithya academy award winner Mr. U.A. Kadher


The younger generation is not aware of major literary developments in regional languages, Sahitya Akademi Award winner U.A. Khader said.

Speaking at a function organised by the Madras Kerala Samaj to felicitate him here on Sunday, he said that technological developments and the education system have provided an opportunity for the youth to achieve excellence without understanding the literary significance of their mother tongue.

Pointing at the crisis faced by Malayalam on account of the attitude of youth towards new literary contributions, he said, “The younger generation has no dream of Kerala and its language.”

Today’s youth do not take initiative on learning about great people who had contributed to enrichment of their language, he said.

The Madras Kerala Samaj played a key role in shaping his career as a writer, Mr. Khader said.

He recalled his association with members of the Samaj during his stay in Chennai a few decades ago.

The response from literary critics, who were part of the Samaj, to a story written by him as a student, Choolaiyil Vaegunha Kutti, strengthened his urge for being a writer.

“I came to Chennai as I wanted to become a painter, but I became a writer because of the influence of the Samaj and encouragement of some of my friends,” he said

Thanks to Hindu.

About UA Kadher 

Born in 1935 in Burma . Returned to India at the age of seven. Grew as a Malayalee at father’s native place in Koyilandi.

Important Works: Oru Mappila Penninte Lokam, Vallooramma, Rasiya Sulthana, Chengol, Changala, Anuyayi, Sarpa Santhathi, Pavanmattu (all novels)

Awards / honours: • Kerala Sahitya Akadami Award, 1983, Trukkottur Peruma (story)• S.K. Pottekkad Award, 1993, Katyha Pole Jeevitham (travelogue)• Abudabi Shakti Award 1993, Oru Pidi vattu (novel)• C. H. Muhammed Koya Award, 1999, Kalimuttam.

Positions Held: • Member, Kerala State Film Award Jury• Member, Kerala Sahitya Akadami• Member, Lalita Kala Akademi General Council• Creative member, Sahitya Pravarthana Sahakarana Sangham• Resident Editor ‘Mangalam’ daily - Malabar Edition