Here is the photo of Muruga in his
Rajaalankaram, use it for the title page and send the copies
soon." another seller added his quota for printing the book
instantly, while boarding the bus for return journey. All these
seemingly inspiring colourful scenes rolled before my eyes after a
week of a 10-day trip to Tamil Nadu taken up in the early January.
My slumbering proposal to bring out a book on Palani conceived,
commenced and even completed a few salient features as far back as
in 1992 were ignited by these appeals and reminders and propelled me
into instant action. In a fortnight's time, the type script was
ready, despite being away from the station twice on urgent work.