Well known writer and farm front leader M Kelappan alias M K Panikkotti and four others have been chosen for Dubai Arts Lovers Association (DALA) awards for their outstanding contribution to literature.
Talking to newspersons here DALA Chairman V V Dhakshinamurthy said Panikkotti has been chosen for the award in memorary of writer I V Das while Aneesh Aayadathil, E K Sheeba, NN Rajan and Riyaz won the award, insituted by DALA, in memorary of T K Kochu Vava.
The award carrying Rs 50,000 to Panikkotti and Rs 5,000 each to four others and plaques would be presented by CPI (M) Kerala State Secretary Pinarayi Vijayan at a function in Vatakara in the district on March 29, he added. UNI PCH AKM ADB1523 NNNN
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