New Delhi: Three Keralites have been conferred with President’s Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman for the Year 2019.
Writer and professor Chathanath Achuthanunni was awarded for his integral contribution to Malayalam language. The award consists of Rs 5 lakh prize money and citation.
Chathanath Achuthanunni has also won Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award and Sahridaya award.
Santhosh Thottingal, Dr R R Rajeev also won the awards. They bagged the award for their contributions in the area of Malayalam computing. The award consists of Rs 1 lakh prize money.
A total of 45 experts in languages including Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Pali, Prakrit, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu, Classical Malayalam and Classical Odiya have been conferred with the award.