Evoor Parameswaran – Child Literaturist


Evoor Parameshwaran was a child Literaturist born on May 29,1927. He passed Malayalam M.A with first class from Kerala University and got the Dr.GodaVarma Prize’. When he was a University student, he bagged first prize in the inter collegiate elocation competition conducted at Kollam.Evoor Parameshwaran was a member of “kalavedi”- an amateur dramatic company in Trivandrum, which was famous during the 50’s. Pandalam N.S.S College, Kalady Sree Sankara College, Malayalam lexicon, Delhi University and Union Public Service Commission are some among the major institution where he worked. When he retired from the service in 1985, he was working in the capacity of Joint director at U.P.S.C.


Parameshwaran done about thirty works related to various sections of literature like poetry, literary research, philosophy, essay and children’s classic. His research materials based on the “Thullals” of Kunchan Nambiar has been approved at the University level. He is the author of “Modern Mukthangal”- a collection of about 1500 ‘slokas’, all having a vein of humor. The first autobiography in verse in Malayalam is attributed to him-”Aathma Sangeetham”.


Evoor Prameshwaran , whose balasahithya works got five honors including the Kerala Sahithya Academy Award. Besides “The Ramayana” and “Mahabharata” written for children, he published about 400folktales.“Viswaprasidha Balakathakal” is editions which include the selected folktales of Evoor Parameshwaran.