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PS Velayudhan Award to writer OP Balakrishnan

P S Velayudhan  Memorial Award for the best book on Social History, 2018 was awarded to writer O P Balakrishnan for his work  ‘Kavalappara Heritage’ in a meeting held on Saturday in Kochi.

Published: 12th November 2019 06:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th November 2019 06:59 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOCHI:  PS Velayudhan  Memorial Award for the best book on Social History, 2018 was awarded to writer O P Balakrishnan for his work  ‘Kavalappara Heritage’ in a meeting held on Saturday in Kochi. The award was constituted by Indian Society of Authors (INSA), Kerala Chapter. 

The meeting was presided over by Justice K Sukumaran while novelist Sreekumari Ramachandran presented the award. She recalled her student days in Maharaja’s College, where Velayudhan functioned as the disciplinarian and history professor. Geetha, president, S N V Sadanam, narrated the significance of Velayudhan’s book on world history, which is referred to all students including those pursuing postgraduate courses.  

Sebastian K Antony presented a talk on ‘Sathyan and Cinema’ in connection with Sathyan Anniversary recalling his doctoral thesis on cinema and literature. Sathyan’s son Satheesh Sathyan also spoke on the occasion. 



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