THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Defence Minister A K Antony presented
the Swadeshabhimani Puraskaram instituted by the Swadeshabhimani Samaraka Samithi to Mathrubhumi chairman and managing director M P Veerendrakumar here on Sunday.
KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala delivered the key-note address at the function. Speaker G Karthikeyan distributed the Vakkom Moulavi Memorial gold medals at the function. Johny Lukose of Manorama News Channel won the Swadeshabhimani award for the visual media. A Sakkeer Hussain of Madhyamam, Shaju V Karat of Malayala Manorama and Rajesh Rajendran of Janayugam won the other awards.