Mathrubhumi Weekly Vishu Edition literary competition winner Rahul Manappatt receives award
Kottakkal: Mathrubhumi Weekly Vishu Edition literary competition winner Rahul Manappatt was presented with the award for short story. He had won first prize in the competition held for college students.
Noted writer and Mathrubhumi weekly chief sub editor Subhash Chandran handed over the award to Rahul at the Kottakkal office of Mathrubhumi. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs 25,000 and a felicitation letter.
Mathrubhumi Regional Manager V S Jayakrishnan, News Editor Ashok Sreenivas and Senior Sub Editor Dr O K Muraleekrishnan also attended the event. In order to avoid public functions considering the COVID crisis, Mathrubhumi representatives had handed over the awards for other winners at their residences.
Hailing from Amayoor in Manjeri, Rahul Manappatt is an MA Malayalam student at Government Arts College in Kozhikode. His story titled ‘Irachikkombu’ was selected for the award. He won the short story award after the Mathrubhumi Weekly Vishu Edition literary competition resumed after 15 years.