N. S. Madhavan Writer

N. S. Madhavan (1948– )is a leading writer of contemporary Malayalam literature, whose short stories, novels, football columns and travel articlea enjoy a wide readership in Malayalam speaking areas of India. Madhavan was born in the port city of Cochin where he attended the Sree Rama Varma High School. After graduating in economics from Maharajas College, Ernakulam he moved to Thiruvananthapuram to study for his masters at the Department of Economics, University of Kerala. During this period he began writing, and in 1970 won the top prize for his first published short story 'Sisu', in a contest organized by the Malayalam literary magazine Mathrubhumi. In 1975, Madhavan joined the Indian Administrative Service where he was seconded to the Bihar cadre. His civil service career followed the usual path of initially administering sub-districts and districts, then jobs in the state and union secretariats followed by the running departments and corporations. In the 1980s, Madhavan went through a decade-long period of writer's block, until the release of his story 'Higuita' in 1990.

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1. Sree Rama Varma High School Organization

Sree Rama Varma High School (Malayalam: ശ്രീ രാമവര്‍മ്മ ഹൈസ്കൂള്‍, officially Sree Rama Varma Govt Model Higher Secondary School, popularly known as SRV High School) is the largest government-owned school in Kochi, Kerala, India. It was founded by the Kochi Royal family as the English Elementary School in 1845. The school was later renamed after King Rama Varma of the founding Kochi Royal family. After the independence of India from British rule, and the reorganization of the states of Inida in 1956, the school was handed over to the Government of Kerala, which now owns and runs it.

Kochi, Kerala
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2. Maharaja's College Colleges/University

The Maharaja's College is one of the biggest centres of learning and higher education in Kerala, India. Located in the heart of Cochin city, it is spread over a campus of 10 acres (40,000 m) on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Blanketed by tall and rare species of trees, its campus features a mix of old and modern architecture and covers a total area of 19,525 m², providing infrastructural facilities for the 19 departments of the college.

Ernakulam, 681011 - Kochi, Kerala
Official web page maharajascollege.in
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People attended Maharaja's College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1953., Visual Artist
b. 1951., Actor
b. 1950., Politician
b. 1978., Actor
b. 1919., Monarch
b. 1935., Mathematician
b. 1968., Actor
b. 1940., Politician


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