in

I have always wanted to write something that binds Sri Lanka and India together: Dr Anantha Ramanathan – The Sunday Guardian Live

A surgeon who has worked in six countries in four continents, Dr Anantha Ramanathan has had the rare opportunity of interacting with people from nearly a hundred countries. This exposure to different cultures is reflected in his writings. He writes under the name Ezhuth Aani which means “a pen”. Having published an anthology of poems in Tamil in 2013, Ezhuth soon followed this with two novels in Tamil. In English, Ezhuth has published I am the Lord, Another Tale of Two Cities, and RAINBOW. His fourth novel, Riding with Ravan came out in March 2021. The Sunday Guardian spoke to Dr. Anantha Ramanathan about his novels. Excerpts:
Q. What was your inspiration to write this novel?
A. I have always wanted to write something that binds Sri Lanka and India together. Ramayan is the best way to achieve this. Just as Ram is revered in India, Ravan has many fans in Sri Lanka. Many places are named after him. Ravan had many great qualities and was a great…

Read further.

Vaccine passports: Who has them and how they work

America’s Business Comeback: Startup creation in the pandemic