Meet recalls historian’s contributions

Published: 07th May 2013 01:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th May 2013 01:36 PM   |  A+A-

The commemoration meeting of aman Namboothiri, local historian and former official of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), was organised at Tripunithura here on Monday. The meet, organised by the Poorna Nadi Samrakshana Samithi,  to recall the contributions made by the scholar was inaugurated by M G S Narayanan, historian and Director General of Centre for Heritage Studies.

 “Raman Namboothiri did not hesitate in discussing any aspect of Kochi’s history, and he had incomparable knowledge about its origin and development,” Narayanan said.

The commemoration meeting also observed that the historian was instrumental in preserving many palaces and the western gate of the Poornathrayeesha temple by getting them included in the list of protected monuments. 

A member of Kalamboor Melpilly Mana, Namboothiri was an expert in the history of erstwhile Kochi state. Cochin royal family member Elamana Hari and Samithi members were also present at the meet.


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