M N Karassery bags Pravasa Kairali Literary Award
Writer-orator Dr. M. N. Karassery’s collection of literary articles titled ‘Thiranjedutha Sahithya Lekhanangal’ has been selected for this year’s Pravasa Kairali Literary Award instituted by Indian Social Club Malayalam wing.
The literary subcommittee of the Malayalam wing selected the book for the award that comprises a purse of Rs 1 lakh, plaque and felicitation letter.
Dr. M. N. Karassery, who retired as head of the Department of Malayalam at University of Calicut, has penned more than 60 books including studies, collection of articles and translations.
The award will be presented to Dr. M. N. Karassery at a cultural event to be held at Indian Social Club Malayalam wing’s hall in connection with the Kerala Piravi Day.
The award will be handed over by Malayalam wing convenor Abraham Mathew. Munu Mahawar, Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman, will be the chief guest at the ceremony.
Dr. M. N. Karassery will be inaugurating a literary discussion by presenting the topic ‘Malayaleeyathayude Varthamanam’ on Kerala Formation Day which falls on Friday.