Thrissur: Well known Malayalam writer Prof M K Sanu has been selected for the Pavanan Foundation India’s award for the 2011 for his autobiogaphy ‘Karmagathi’ (way of Action).
Instituted in memory of noted writer and politician Pavanan alias P V Narayanan Nair, the award carried a cash
prize of Rs 10,000 and a testimonial, Foundation secretary, Dr P V Krishnan Nair told reporters here today.
The award would be presented to to Prof Sanu by Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan on June 23 here.
Velloor Jawahar Reading Room and Library, (Kannur District) bagged the Pavanan Endowment award and books worth Rs 10,000 donated by the Prabhat Book House would also be given on the occasion to the reading room.
The Pavanan Memorial lecture on ‘Polities of Violence and intellectuals’ would be delivered by the CPI state secretary,
Pannian Ravindran and noted journalist and writer K M Roy the same day.
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