KOTTAYAM: Dr Kurias Kumbalakkuzhi has been selected for this years Viswadeepam Award instituted by Puthencavu Mathan Tharakan Trust for the best literary works that uphold human values. According to the trust officials, Kurias will be getting the award for his work ‘Galilelinte Ethihasam’.
The award that consists of a cash prize of `10,000 and a citation, will be given away by Finance Minister K M Mani at a function which will be held at Thiruvanathapuram Press Club on August 27. Former Chief Secretary R Ramachandran Nair will deliver a commemoration speech on the occasion. Trust chairman Paul Manalil will preside over.