Translation award for Prof P Madhavan Pillai
Thiruvananthapuram: Prof P Madhavan Pillai has been selected for the first award for overall contribution in translation instituted by Bharat Bhavan. The award includes a cash prize of Rs 30,001.
Vivarthana Ratna award for the year 2019-20 was given to writer K R Mallika for translating Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Nouka Dubi’. The translated version is titled ‘Bottapakadam’. The award comprises a purse of Rs 25,001.
Prof P Madhavan Pillai is the author of over 25 translated works and many dictionaries. A jury headed by Prof A G Oleena announced the awards.