The second anniversary of LIPI and Ezhuthu Magazine was celebrated at the Ernakulam Town Hall on January 26. Dr. Alexander Jacob, IPS (Rtd.) inaugurated the event, and Sri. M. Mukundan, a leading literarist, delivered the keynote address. Daya Bai, C. Radhakrishnan, Prof. M. Thomas Mathew, Dr. K. Babu Joseph, Prof. V.G. Thampy, Dr. Muse Mary George, Fr M.K. George (Provincial), Dr. Jacob Thomas, IAS, and Fr Augustine Pamplany were present on the occasion. LIPI released its first publication, the first volume of Daya Bai’s biography, during the ceremony. Two other books titled “Ezhuthu Vaathil,” by M. Krishnan Namboothiri, and “Television: Bhashayum Bhashanavum” by Dr. T.K. Santhoshkumar were also released on the same day. The winners of the inter-collegiate short story competition were given awards. The ceremony started with a Keerthanam by Sree Sankaracharya Sanskrit University, Kalady and ended with a flute concert by Dyan Darpan and team.