E. Vasu

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E. Vasu is a Malayalam language writer from Kerala state, South India. Best known for his 1966 novel Chuvappunada, Vasu has written about forty works, including novels, short stories, travelogues and essays.[citation needed]


E. Vasu was born in 1935, in Naduvattom in Kozhikode district, to Chanthukkutty and Unnooli.[citation needed] He had his formal schooling from Beypore and Feroke high schools. He obtained a higher diploma in co-operation and a bachelor's degree in Economics.[citation needed] He started his professional career as a government employee and worked in various departments such as Agriculture, Co-operation, Development etc. Vasu made a mark for himself as a novelist with Chuvappunada (Redtape, 1966) which brought out the red-tapism of the governmental machinery.[1] Vasu has written about forty literary works, including novels, short stories, travelogues and essays. He also served as the Rural Information Bureau Chief Officer and the editor of Janapatham, a journal published by the Public Relations Department of Kerala government.[citation needed]


  1. ^ P. K. Rajan (1989). The Growth of the novel in India, 1950-1980.