Pon Kulendiren is an Honors graduate in Physics, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). He has served as a Senior Telecommunication Engineer in Sri Lanka, Oman, Dubai, UK, US and Canada.
At the age of ten, he started writing short stories and articles. So far, he has published several books in English and Tamil. He is a specialized short-story writer. He writes to several e-magazines and papers in Ontario, Canada. Generations is his second novel.
Kulendiren is a community worker and was the President of Peel Tamil Seniors Mississauga, Ontario, for four years. He has initiated several community projects for the seniors.
All of us enjoy drinking Tea, but we never know about the hard work put in by the laborers to produce it. It is interesting to know how generations of the Tea estate workers in Sri Lanka, who were brought in from South India as coolies, worked in appalling living conditions for a poor salary. During the 1964 pact between Sri Lanka and India, almost 52,000 Estate Tamil workers were deported to India. Those who opted to stay back in the island became one of the communities in the island called Up Country Tamils. They were the backbone of the Sri Lankan Economy.
The novel explains how
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