Pupil publishes short stories inspired by lockdown

A COLLECTION of Tamil short stories written by a 12-year-old pupil has been published, Malaysia Nanban reported.

Divahar Ramachandran, a pupil of SJK (T) Tun Sambanthan in Subang Jaya, began writing while being stuck at home during the Covid-19 lockdown for nearly two years.

The expression of his ideas and creativity through short stories was made into a book titled Siragugal Mulaitha Neram (The Moment He Spread His Wings).

It contained stories based on his experiences from the lockdown such as The Storeroom, Dad Feeding Me Rice, A Day In Jalan Tun Sambanthan and Mother and Nature’s Voice.

The book will be launched tomorrow by Tapah MP and MIC deputy president Datuk Seri M. Saravanan at the Tan Sri Dato KR Soma Auditorium in Kuala Lumpur.

> The Semenyih Indian Sports Council is providing free badminton training for Tamil school students in the area, Malaysia Nanban also reported.

The trainees are aged from nine to 24. The council is working to teach the students about the sport and develop young athletes.

● The above article is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.

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