Melanmai Ponnusamy

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Ponnusamy in December 2006

Melanmai Ponnusamy (Tamil: மேலாண்மை பொன்னுசாமி, 1951 – 30 October 2017) was a Tamil writer and journalist. He was born in Melanmarainadu, Tamil Nadu, India. He was a Marxist by political orientation and a member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M). His first short story was published in 1972 in the literary journal Semmalar.[1][2] He wrote columns for Ananda Vikatan and Kalki.

Ponnusamy died of a heart attack in Tamil Nadu on 30 October 2017 at the age of 66.[3]

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  1. Karthikeyan, D (22 January 2009). "The novelist who captures the rural life in its pristine form". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 April 2010.
  2. "'Makkal' award for Shanta, M.Annadurai, Ponnusamy". The Hindu. 13 January 2009. Retrieved 7 April 2010.
  3. Tamil writer Melanmai Ponnusamy dies aged 66