Writer P N Gopikrishnan receives Mullanezhi Award
Thrissur: Writer P N Gopikrishnan received Mullanezhi Award from Prof K V Ramakrishnan. The award was instituted by Mullanezhi Foundation and Avinissery Service Cooperative Bank in memory of late writer Mullanezhi Neelakandan Namboothiri.
Mullanezhi Kavyaprathibha Awards for students were given to Gokul Vinayak, Natasha Padma, Aarabhi Vidyan and Niranjana Ramachandran.
Mullanezhi Foundation president Ashokan Cheruvil chaired the function. Secretary C Ravunni, M N Vinayakumar, Kavumbayi Balakrishnan, K Sasidharan and V D Premaprasad addressed the gathering.
Sahitya Akademi secretary Dr K P Mohanan, Priyanandanan, Ashtamoorthi, P Salim Raj, E D Davis and family members of Mullanezhi took part in the floral tribute held at the memorial in the Sahitya Akademi.