Kozhikode: It is 26 years on Sunday after the departure of Vaikkam Muhammad Basheer, the Baypoor Sulthan, the great writer populous among readers of Malayalam literature known for unique diction and language.
Due to COVID, Basheer’s death anniversary is not celebrated with wide gathering of his readers at his Wayalalil house at Baypoor in Kozhikode. His family and limited people will be attended at the commemoration ceremony of the great writer who was a good human being welcomed everyone feel hungry to his residence.
His writings which are known for its beauty of simplicity and undercurrent humor is celebrated as world literature. The English writer and critique UR Usher made research on his writings and he would visit Basheer at his residence before and after his death.