Hospitals may not be an ideal place to release a book.
Since Cre-A S. Ramakrishnan, the founder of Cre-Aa Publications, is being treated for COVID-19 at the Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital at the Omandurar Government Estate, the Cre-a Tamil Dictionary was released in the hospital on Friday.
Mr. Ramakrishan was on oxygen support and writer Imayam, who has been visiting him, received a copy of the dictionary. It has been published as a Tamil-Tamil-English dictionary.
“Probably Mr. Ramakrishnan is the only publisher who is alive to to see the release of the third edition of a dictionary,” said Mr. Imayam, whose novels and stories have captured the lives of the Mahadalits in Tamil Nadu.