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  • Paul Valan Arasu

  • Degree: MA (Tamil), MA (GT), MEd, PhD, CJMC, DLitt;

About Me

Field of Achievement: Educationist, Public Speaker & Writer
Date of Birth: May 15, 1940
Place of Birth: Palayamkottai
Name of Spouse: M Jeyarani
No. of Children: four son and three daughter
Education: Madras, Madurai Kamaraj, Annamalai and Mysore Univs;
Career: Prof & Head, Tamil Dept, St. John’s College, Palayamkottai; Director, Thirukkural Research Centre, Tirunelveli Dist; Chairman, Kural Arasu Kazhagam; President: World Thirukkural Information Centre, Pure Tamil Litt Asscn, Palayamkottai 1965-2017; Vice-President, Tamil Scholars Academy; Jt Secy: All India Univ Tamil Teachers’ Asscn 1984-2008, Maanila Tamil Sangam, Tirunelveli 1984-2018, Tamil Development & Cultural Centre, Tirunelveli; Gen Secy, World Thirukkural Maiyam 2004-16; Organising Secy, Tirunelveli Diocesan Teachers Colony, Meetpar Nagar; Exec Secy, Tamil Development & Cultural Centre, Tirunelveli; Convenor, Formation of Manonmaniam Sundaranar Univ, Tirunelveli;
Membership: Member: Board of Studies, Manonmaniam Sundaranar Univ, Senate, Madurai Kamaraj Univ; Editor: Thamizh Then (monthly) 1965-66, IIaignar Murasu (monthly) 1967-69; Hon Editor, Kural Arasu 2007, Ungal Nanban 2010;
Other Information:
Publication: Katturaik Kalanchiyam (1972), Naadum Edum (1974), Veeramaamunivar Oru Vilakkam (1980), Bharathiyin Pulamai Nalam (1982), Thurai Thorum Thiru-Vi-Ka (1983), Thembavani Thiran (1988), Bible Seminar (1993), Tamil Nenjankal (1994), Tamizhaka Pulavar Kuzhu Aniyum Paniyum (1995), Vaazhkkai Vidial Thirukkural (2000), Vazhikattum Valluvam (2003), Thirukkural Vilakkam (2005),Thirukkural Aiyvu Kalanchiyam (2005), Pan Mugathamizh (2006), Vandamizh Thondar Perumakkal (2006), Arul Avatharam (2006), Kiruthava Thamizh Chantor (2009), Kiruthava Ilakkia Maanbu (2010), Kaalam Thorum Valar Thamizh (2012), Ramanuja Kavirayar Aiyvu Kovai (2013), Munivar Mohan Pulamai Nalam (2013), Iniya Thamizhin Iyalbu (2014), Perasiriar Johnson Noolagam (2014), Perasiriar Sayabu Maraikayar Pulamai Nalam (2014), Munaivar Valan Arasu Pulamai Nalam (2015), Munaivar Chockalingam Pulamai Nalam (2016), Munaivar Manickam Aayvukkovai (2016), Thirukkural Vilakka Urai (2017);
Awards: recipient of 96 awards from state, national and international organisations;
Address (Office): Pathuvai Illam, 3 Nellainainar Street, Palayamkottai 627002, India.
Address (Residence):
E-mail: valan40@yahoo.com, valanarasu248@gmail.com
Telephone: 07598399967, 0462-259967
Pincode: 400020
Country: India
Website:
City: Mumbai