In the Malayalam Literary arena, the legend Vaikom Muhammad Basheer(Known as Beypore Sultan)owns a remarkable position. With his profound and simple writing, touch of satire, sarcasm and black humour, Basheer had woven a style of his own and marked his presence as a short story writer, novelist, humanist and also as a freedom
The major literary contributions of this artistic genius include Pathummayude Aadu, Balyakalasakhi, Mathilukal, Premalekhanam, Anargha Nimisham and so forth.
Basheer is an unparalleled genius in the selection of themes, characterisation and narration. Love, humanity, poverty and harsh realities of life all find their place in his works. This unique ebullient intellect is the rarest of the rare kind who revolutionised Malayalam literature and took it to a whole new level.
On the 24th death anniversary of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, the Oxford School Library here organized a quiz based on the works of the writer for Class 8th to 11th students.