Skip to Content. Show Menu Poetry Foundation · Poems · Poems Home · Poems for Children · Poems for Teens · Poem Guides · Audio Poems · Poem of the Day. Balamani Amma was the mother of the renowned writer Kamala Surayya, who translated one of her mother’s poems, “The Pen”, which describes the loneliness . Balamani Amma published more than 20 anthologies of poems, several prose works, and translations. She began writing poems at a young.
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She was a prolific writer and was known as the “poetess of motherhood”. Though she received no formal education, the tutelage under her maternal uncle and the poet Nalapat Narayana Menon and his collection of books helped her become a poet.
Balamani Amma was married at the age of 19 to V. Nair, who later became the managing director and managing editor of Mathrubhumia widely circulated Malayalam newspaper. She left for Kolkata after her marriage to live with her husband, who was employed as a senior officer in the Walford Transport Company that sold Bentley and Rolls Royce automobiles.
Nair died in Balamani Amma was the mother of the renowned writer Kamala Surayyawho translated one of her mother’s poems, “The Pen”, which describes the loneliness of a mother. Mohandas, Shyam Sunder, and Sulochana Nalapat are her other children. Balamani Amma died on 29 September after having suffered from Alzheimer’s disease for nearly five years.
Balamani Amma published more than 20 anthologies of poems, several prose works, and translations. She began writing poems at a young age and her first poem “Kooppukai” was published in Nivedyam is the collection of poems of Balamani Amma from to Lokantharangalil is an elegy on the death of the poet Nalapat Narayana Menon.
Her poetry on the love for children and grandchildren earned her the titles of Amma mother and Muthassi grandmother of Malayalam poetry. Krishna Warrier Award George and also known as Madras Province, was an administrative subdivision of British India.
The city of Madras was the capital of the Presidency and Ootacamund or Ooty. The island of Ceylon was a part of Madras Presidency from to when it was created a Crown colony, the agency was upgraded to a Presidency in before once more reverting to its previous status balamqni Init was re-elevated to a Presidency and Elihu Yale was appointed as president, inunder the provisions ppoems Pitts India Act, Madras became one of three provinces established by the East India Company.
Thereafter, the head of the area was styled Governor rather than President and became subordinate to the Governor-General in Calcutta, a title that would persist until Judicial, legislative and executive powers rested with the Governor who blamani assisted by a Council whose constitution was modified by reforms enacted in , blaamaniregular elections were conducted in Madras up to the outbreak of the Second World War in Following the Montague-Chelmsford reforms ofMadras was the first province of British India to implement a system of dyarchy, in the early decades of the 20th century, many significant contributors to the Indian independence movement came from Madras.
Madras was later admitted as Madras State, a state of the Indian Union at the inauguration of the Republic of India on 26 Januarythe discovery of dolmens from this portion of the subcontinent shows inhabitation as early as the Stone Age.
The first prominent rulers of the part of the future Presidency were the Tamil pandya dynasty. Following the decline of the pandyas of Tamil Nadu and the Cholas in Tamil Nadu, the country recovered under the subsequent Pallava dynasty and its civilisation attained a peak under the later where the telugu period balamqni telugu kings started accquiring vast places in Tamil Nadu.
Balamank the conquest of Madurai by Malik Kafur inthere was a brief lull when both culture and civilisation began to deteriorate, the Tamil and Telugu territories recovered under the Vijayanagar Empire, founded in Following the empires demise, the country was split amongst numerous sultans, polygars, between anda number of kings ruled the areas that became part of the Madras Presidency.
The first of these were built at Surat on the west coast, Masulipatam is thus the oldest English ppems post on Indias east coast, dating back to Inanother factory was established at Armagon, a few miles to the south, the English authorities decided to relocate these factories farther south, due to a shortage of cotton cloth, the main trade item of the east coast at the time.
The problem was compounded when the Sultan of Golconda started harassing the local officers, an agency was created to govern the new settlement, and the factor Andrew Cogan of Masulipatnam was appointed as its first Agent. The rule is also called Crown rule in India, or direct rule in India, the resulting political union was also called the Indian Empire and after issued passports under that name.
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It lasted untilwhen the British Indian Empire was partitioned into two sovereign states, the Dominion of India and the Dominion of Pakistan. The British Raj extended over almost all present-day India, Pakistan and this area is very diverse, containing the Himalayan mountains, fertile floodplains, the Indo-Gangetic Plain, a long coastline, tropical dry forests, arid uplands, and the Thar desert.
Burma was separated from India and directly administered by the British Crown from until its independence inamong other countries in the region, Ceylon was ceded to Baalmani in under the Balammani of Amiens.
Ceylon was am,a of Madras Presidency between andthe kingdoms of Nepal and Bhutan, having fought wars with the British, subsequently signed treaties with them and were recognised by the British as independent states.
In general, the term British India had been used to also to the regions under the rule of the British East India Company in India from to The term has also used to refer to the British in India.
The passports issued by the British Indian government had the words Indian Empire on the cover, in addition, an order of knighthood, the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, was set up in At the turn of the 20th century, British India consisted of eight provinces that were administered either by a Governor or a Lieutenant-Governor, during the partition of Bengal the new provinces of Assam and East Bengal were created as a Lieutenant-Governorship.
InEast Bengal was reunited with Bengal, and the new provinces in the east became, Assam, Bengal, Bihar, there were princely states when India and Pakistan became independent from Britain in August The princely states did not form a part of British India, the larger ones had treaties with Britain that specified which rights the princes had, in the smaller ones the princes had few rights.
Within the princely states external affairs, defence and most communications were under British control, the British also exercised a general influence over the states internal politics, in part through the granting or withholding of recognition of individual rulers. Although there were nearly princely states, the majority were very small. Kochi — Kochi, also known as Cochin, is a major port city on the south-west coast of India by the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea and is part of the district of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala.
It is often called Ernakulam, which refers to the specific district, occupied by the Portuguese inKochi was the first of the European colonies in colonial India. It remained the seat of Portuguese India untilwhen Goa was chosen instead. The city was occupied by the Dutch and the British.
Kochi ranks first in the number of international and domestic tourist arrivals in Kerala. Kochi has been ranked the sixth best tourist destination in India according to a survey conducted by the Nielsen Company on behalf of the Outlook Traveller magazine. Ancient travellers and tradesmen referred to Kochi in their writings, variously alluding to it as Cocym, Cochym, Cochin, the Cochin Jewish community called Cochin as Kogin, which is seen in the seal of the synagogue which is still owned by the community.
The origin of the name Kochi is thought to be from the Malayalam word kochu azhi, yet another theory is that Kochi is derived from the word Kaci, meaning harbour.
The name Cochin implies co-chin, meaning like-China and it looked like China when the Chinese came to the region during the 14th century and installed Chinese nets. Accounts by Italian explorers Nicolo Conti, and Fra Paoline in the 17th century say that it was called Kochchi, after the arrival of the Portuguese, and later the British, the name Cochin stuck as the official appellation.
The city reverted to a closer Anglicization of its original Malayalam name, Kochi and this change in name was challenged by the city municipal corporation but court has later dismissed the plea. Kochi was the centre of Indian spice trade for centuries, and was known to the Yavanas as well as Jews, Syrians, Arabs.
Kochi rose to significance as a trading centre after the port Muziris around Kodungallur was destroyed by flooding of Periyar in The earliest documented references to Kochi occur in books written by Chinese voyager Ma Huan during his visit to Kochi in the 15th century as part of Admiral Zheng Hes treasure fleet.
The reign of the Kingdom was hereditary, and the family ruled over the region was known as the Perumpadappu Swaroopam in the local vernacular. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India and was designated as a Classical Language in India in and it was developed to the current form mainly by the influence of the poet Thunchaththu Ezhuthachan in the 16th century.
Malayalam has official status in the state of Kerala and in the union territories of Lakshadweep.
It belongs to the Dravidian family of languages and is spoken by some 38 million people, according to one theory, Malayalam originated from Middle Poemd in the 7th century. However, the current understanding proposes the separation of Malayalam from Proto-Dravidian in the pre-historic era, Malayalam incorporated many elements from Sanskrit through the ages. Before Malayalam came into being, Old Tamil was used in literature and ba,amani of a region called Tamilakam, including present day Kerala state, silappatikaramit was written by Chera prince Ilango Adigal from Chunkaparra, and is considered a classic in Sangam literature.
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Modern Malayalam still preserves many words from the ancient Tamil vocabulary of Sangam literature, the earliest script used to write Malayalam was the Balajani alphabet, and later the Kolezhuttu, which derived from it. As Malayalam began to borrow words as well as the rules of grammar from Sanskrit. This developed into the modern Malayalam script, many medieval liturgical texts were written in an admixture of Sanskrit and early Malayalam, called Manipravalam.
The oldest literary work in Malayalam, distinct from the Tamil tradition, is dated from between the 9th and 11th centuries, the first travelogue in any Indian language is the Malayalam Amam, written by Paremmakkal Thoma Kathanar in Due to its lineage deriving from both Tamil and Sanskrit, the Malayalam script has the largest number of letters among the Indian language orthographies, the Malayalam script includes letters capable of representing almost all the sounds of all Indo-Aryan and Dravidian languages.
Malayalam serves as a language on poeks islands including the Mahl-dominated Minicoy Island. The word Malayalam originated from the Sanskrit resp, Malayalam words malai or mala, meaning balamanni, and elam, meaning region.
Malayalam thus translates as hill region and used to refer to the land of the Chera dynasty, the language Malayalam is alternatively called Alealum, Malayalani, Malayali, Malean, Maliyad, and Mallealle. Ppems word Malayalam originally meant only for the name of the region, Malayanma or Malayayma represented the language. With the emergence of modern Malayalam language, the name of the language started to be known by the name of the region, hence now, the word Malayanma is considered by some to represent the olden Malayalam language.
The language got the name Malayalam during the mid 19th century, the origin of Malayalam, an independent offshoot of the proto-Dravidian language, has been and continues to be an engaging pursuit among comparative historical linguists.
Thrissur district — Thrissur is a revenue district of Kerala situated in the central part of that state. Thrissur is known as the capital of Kerala, and the land mama Poorams. The district is famous for its ancient temples, churches, Thrissur Pooram is the most colourful and spectacular temple festival in Kerala. The district was formed on July 1, the name Thrissur is derived from Thiru-Shiva-Perur, balamwni translates to The am,a with the name of the Lord Siva.
Thrissur was also known as Vrishabhadripuram and Then Kailasam in ancient days, from ancient times, Thrissur District has played a part in the political history of south India. The early political history of the District is interlinked with that of the Cheras of the Sangam age, the wmma of the present Thrissur District was included in the early Chera Empire.
The District can claim to have played a part in fostering the trade relations between Kerala and the world in the ancient and medieval period.
Kodungalloor, which had the distinction of being the Primum Emporium India and these three communities are the Christians, the Jews and the Muslims. In Raja Rama Varma popularly known as Saktan Tampuran ascended the throne of Cochin, with the bwlamani of this ruler the English or modern period in the history of Cochin and of the District began. Saktan Tampuran was mainly responsible for the destruction of the halamani of the feudal Nair chieftains, another force in the public life of Trichur and its suburbs was the Namboodithiri community and Menons of Royal ancestry.
A large part of the Trichur Taluk was for long under the domination of the Yogiatiripppads, the wave of nationalism and political consciousness which swept through the country since the early decades of this century has its repercussions in the District as well.
Thrissur District has been in the forefront of the movement for temple entry. The Guruvayur Satyagraha is an episode in the history of the national movement. According to the census Thrissur district has a population of 3, balammani this gives it a ranking of th in India.
The district has a density of 1, inhabitants per square kilometre. Its balxmani growth rate over the decade was 4.
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Thrissur was also the second highest urbanized district in Kerala after Ernakulam, according to the India census, Thrissur District had a population of 2, The joining and eventual separation of Bentley and Rolls-Royce follows a series of mergers and acquisitions, beginning with the purchase by Rolls-Royce of Bentley, Rolls-Royce Motors was subsequently sold to engineering conglomerate, Vickers and inVickers sold Rolls-Royce to Volkswagen AG.
The aerospace company, Rolls-Royce Plc, ultimately sold both to BMW AG, at the DFP factory, inhe noticed loems aluminum paperweight and thought that aluminum might be a suitable replacement for cast iron to fabricate lighter pistons. Ex—Royal Flying Corps officer Clive Gallop designed an innovative 4 valves per cylinder engine for the chassis, by December the engine was built and running. Delivery of the first cars was scheduled for Junethe durability of the poem Bentley cars earned widespread acclaim and they competed in hill climbs and raced at Brooklands.
Bentleys first major event was the Indianapolisa race dominated by specialized cars with Duesenberg racing chassis and they entered a modified road car driven by works driver, Douglas Hawkes, accompanied by riding mechanic, H. Hawkes completed the full miles and finished 13th with an speed of In ironic reference to his heavyweight boxers stature, Captain Woolf Barnato was nicknamed Babe, inhe acquired his first Bentley, a 3-litre. With this car he won numerous Brooklands races, just a year later he acquired the Bentley business itself.