The Sarada Krishna Iyer Memorial Award, established by the Kerala Hindi Khadi Pracharak Samithi, has been presented to Kendriya Hindi Mahavidyalaya, Alangad, for organising the best Hindi week.
M K Sanoo inaugurated the function in which the award was presented by former Supreme Court judge Justice V R Krishna Iyer at Sadgamaya Centre here on Sunday.
Chief patron Justice P K Shamsudeen presided over.
The meeting also felicitated Krishna Gopinath, who provides music lessons to differently-abled children. Sanoo distributed money collected for the treatment of Deepu, a journalist, and the family of Tanuja, a student of Aluva Blind School. Justice Krishna Iyer was given a citation prepared in braille by students of the blind school.
Former MP Sebastian Paul, Samithi state president Thilakan Kavanal, general secretary K M Nasser, treasurer A A Baburaj, Ernakulam Press Club president Ravikumar, Hindi scholars P K P Kartha, Prof Radhalakshmi Ammal and A U Ayub Khan spoke.