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Thunchan Festival
At Thunchan Memorial Tirur From 01-02-2018 to 04-02-2018

We have now just enough resources to complete the balance construction work of the proposed literary museum, dormitory etc. The annual grant received from the cultural department of Kerala Govt. has been found to be highly inadequate
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The Thunchan Memorial Research Centre is recognized by the Calicut University. A number of scholars use the facilities for studies in Malayalam and Sanskrit literature. The library has an excellent collection of Classical works in Sanskrit, Hindi and Dravidian Languages. A good collection of English books on subjects relevant to Indian studies is also available in the library.

The special section that contains ancient manuscripts written on palm leaves is a great attraction that no visitor to the Memorial can afford to miss. Students of the Tirur Regional Centre of the Sree Sankara University, Government College Tirur and the Calicut University frequent make good use of the Library. The Granthappura where the ancient palm leaf manuscripts are kept is airconditioned, to ensure the safety and preservation of the valuable texts.

The whole library is computerised. Internet facilities are available at the Centre. Modest accomodation facilities are also available near the premises.

The Centre has already launched plans to start a publication division. The first major venture is a newly edited authentic version of Thunchath Ezhuthachan's Mahabharatham, prepared by Dr.P.M.Vijayappan

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