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Historian Namboodiri passes away

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Well known historian and writer Dr N M Namboodiri passed away at Mannar in Alapuzha district yesterday, his family said.

He was 73 and was suffering from age related ailments.

A recipient of state Sahitiya Akademi award, Namboodiri is survived by wife and 2 daughters.

Condoling his death, Chief minister said Namboodiri's writings on the Zamorin Royals and Malabar region was a valuable contribution for historical research.

'Keralacharithrathinte Nalluvazhikal', 'Samskaram Akavum Puravum', were among his well known books.

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First Published: Fri, March 31 2017. 15:07 IST