They went down the stairs and sat on the fifth step. There was oil and flowers rotting. Flowers full of water. They drank Ganga water in their palms. The salty water of Bhimasena’s body. ‘From now on we are free from sin.’ ‘What sin have we committed, Ramesh?’ ‘The sin of living.’ who gave a new experience to literature. A remarkable novel that reveals M. Mukundan’s creativity and vision.