news Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 05:30
  After the dispute in theory on the authenticity of writer Jayakanthan's last letter addressed to Vairamuthu, a friend of the late writer , G Nataraan, has said that he had drafted the letter with the approval of Jayakanthan.   'USSR' Natarajan, a friend of writer Jayakanthan, said that he took some liberty in drafting the letter which was not written by the late writer but only approved by him.  “The content is mine. If the wording sounded highly laudatory, I take responsibility because everyone knows Jayakanthan was extremely careful in his choice of words. I took some liberty with the content as it is in appreciation of a friend,” he said, according to The Hindu.    Natarajan also said that a facismile of Jayakanthan's signature had been used. According to him, , he would read out stories to Jayakanthan and give the magazine with underlined  important passages  which in turn would be appreciated by the writer.   It was then that poet Vairamuthu had become interested in getting a letter from the writer.   Earlier, Jayakanthan's daughter had written in a Facebok post rejecting the possibility that her father who was unable to read or write in the last few months before his death could have written the letter.    Natarajan then said that she would not have known of the letter's existence as she lived on another floor in the house. 

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