Vallathol Award presented to Perumbadavam - The New Indian Express

Vallathol Award presented to Perumbadavam

Published: 17th October 2013 01:30 PM

Last Updated: 17th October 2013 01:30 PM

Vallathol Award for 2013 was presented to noted writer and Chairman of Kerala Sahithya Akademi Perumbadavam Sreedharan at the Theerthapada Mandapam, East Fort here on Wednesday. The award comprises a cash component of Rs 1, 11,111 and citation.

Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor presented the award and inaugurated the three-day-long ‘Sahithyolsavam’.

R Hemanth Kumar, K  Omanakutty, R Ramachandran Nair, A M Vasudevan Pillai and J Lalithambika were present.

The decision for giving this award was taken by the Vallathol Sahitya Samithi and the award committee comprised R Ramachandran Nair, Kavalam Narayana Panicker, Puthussery Ramachandran, A M Vasudevan Pillai and C J Rajagopal.

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