Chandran was born and brought up at Thangalur, a beautiful village in Thrissur, Kerala (India), blessed with ever-running rivulets, green paddy fields and mind stealing hillocks. The people of Thangalur are very innocent and share their pleasures and displeasures without malice. Chandran obtained a degree to become a teacher. He served in four states, namely Kerala, Andra Pradesh, Nagaland and Tamil Nadu. He met many people throughout India and helped them in their problems. He married a Roman Catholic girl, Shaila, disregarding caste and creed. They have three children; his first two daughters, Thingal and Sukruthy, are working as nurses in Kerala, and his youngest son, Timsander, pursuing his BCom degree. Chandran is currently working as an English Teacher in Tamil Nadu. He hopes this novel will help change the colour prejudice and injustice in India.


This is the story of an ordinary but sophisticated man, who tries to abolish the bonded labour system. He is from a middle-class malayalee family who seeks a job in Andhra Pradesh. He is a part of a volunteer organization and through this organization he tries to motivate the poor Lambadi tribes to bring back their derailed hope. A beautiful Lambadi girl boosts his cause. When he identifies the bonded labourers, trouble raises its hood. The rich and powerful who keep the bonded labourers become his enemies. He, even though innocent, becomes the scapegoat in a framed murder case.The fear drives him to Nagaland where he faces hardships due to colour discrimination from local Nagas. Is he co...

Read More

Comment on the author