K Chandrasekharan Memorial award for MP Veerendra Kumar
Kanhangad: Rajya Sabha MP and writer M P Veerendra Kumar has been chosen for the seventh K. Chandrasekharan Memorial award instituted by the Chandrasekharan Memorial Trust in memory of socialist leader K Chandrasekharan.
The award carries a purse of Rs 11,111 , a statuette and a citation.
Office bearers of the trust said that Veerendra Kumar was selected for the award considering his contributions to the nation as a socialist, parliamentarian, administrator and travel writer.
Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will present the award at the function to be held at Keshava Menon Memorial hall in Kozhikode on May 6th.
Trust Chairman P Koran Master, Treasurers NV Ramakrishnan, T Muhammad Aslam and MJ Joy participated in the press conference.