Sree Chithira Thirunal award for M T Vasudevan Nair

Published: 02nd August 2013 11:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2013 11:08 AM   |  A+A-

Writer and Jnanpith winner M T Vasudevan Nair has been selected for the Sree Chithira Thirunal National Award 2013.

The award is instituted by the Sree Chithira Thirunal Trust and carries a purse of Rs 1 lakh and a citation.

Vasudevan Nair was selected by a panel consisting of Palode Ravi MLA, former Additional Chief Secretary D Babu Paul, S K Nair, trust chairman T Raveendran Thampi and managing trustee T Satheesh Kumar.

Recipients of the award include ISRO former chairman G Madhavan Nair, West Bengal governor and former national security advisor M K Narayanan, M S Swaminathan, actor Mohanlal, playback singer K Yesudas, Indian ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao and ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan.

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