Author T Padmanabhan bags Balamani Amma Award
Kochi: Writer T. Padmanabhan has been selected for this year’s Balamani Amma Award instituted by Kochi International Book Festival Committee in the name of eminent poet Balamani Amma.
Padmanabhan was selected for the award for his overall contributions to Malayalam literature. The award comprises of a purse of Rs 50,001, sculpture and a felicitation letter.
Telugu writer Dr. Siva Reddy will present the award to T. Padmanabhan at the venue of the International Book Festival on December 5 by 4 in the evening.
The winner was selected by the jury including Prof. M. Leelavathy, C. Radhakrishnan and S. Rameshan Nair.