Library in the forest!Akshara, a library at Iruppukalkudy deep inside the forests division of Munnar district lends books for reading at Rs2 for a month. There is a tea stall as well along this library and books available are mostly by Malayalam authors.
This is so amazing that a small collection of books are available in the forest for travelers. Away from the commotion or noise from the district to a pin drop silence in this forest reading a book would be a great experience and soothing to the soul!
In the 'man ki baat' PM Modi, mentioned about this library and it received a lot of appreciation.
It would be unfair if I don't mention the names of those two individuals who have set up this library-Muraleedharan, a teacher initiated this step and Chinnathampi, an ardent reader keeps the record of books lent.
Setting up a library may not be a difficult thing but establishing it in the forest is great and an amazing thing!
Some members may be knowing more about this library and I request them to add more details about it.