Noted writer and Yuva Kala Sahiti Kerala State President P K Gopi has been chosen for the 26th Bima Bala Sahitya award for his contribution to children' literature.
Making the announcement, award committee Chairman and Vice Chancellor of Malayalam University K Jayakumar said his work 'Olachoottinte Velicham' bagged him the award carrying a purse of Rs 70,000, statuete and a citation.
Master Anuraj Sindhuvinayalal got Bhima Bhattar memorial award for best children illustration for 'Sivakamiyude Bhumipennu.'
In children category, V S Adra, plus two (12th standard) student of Vengara Government Vocational Higher Secondary School, bagged the Swathikiran memorial award.
Both the awards carried cash prize of Rs 10,000 each, statuete and a citation, he said.
The award would be presented at a function here on July 27 which will be presided over by Managing Partner of Bhima Jewellers B Girirajan.UNI PCH CS 1745
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