Poet, Writer Vijay Nambisan passed away

Poet and writer Vijay Nambisan passed away on 10th of August 2017.He became the first All India Poetry Champion in 1988. He was 54 years old. Heco-authored Gemini, a poetry book,with JeetThayil and Dom Moraes. His poem ‘Madras Central’ made him won the All India Poetry Competition organised by the Poetry Society of India in association with the British Council. He was graduated from IIT Madras, Chennai, Nambisan also translated the devotional poetry of famous poets — Poonthanam and MelpathurNarayanaBhattathiri. His wife KaveryNambisan, is also a famous writer.