Kanavu, Thiruppur. ‘Kaaveri’s Aathukku Poganum is a novel of fine quality which shows new dimensions in dealing with the freedom and rights of women.’
Dinakaran Vaaramanjari, Sri Lanka. ‘Aathukku Poganum is one of the excellent novels of the eighties. Has expansive dimensions and a depth and attractiveness in the use of language.’
Nikazh, Coimbatore. ‘The inner self of woman, her inexplicably tormented mind, her sense of alienation from the changing human relationships and from life are shown with great subtlety and intensity by Kaaveri.’ Dorai Cheeniswamy, Nikazh, Coimbatore.