V Madhusoodanan Nair presented Padmaprabha Award
Kalpetta: Renowned poet V Madhusoodanan Nair was presented with the Padmaprabha Award for this year.
Writer M Mukundan presented him the award comprising a purse of Rs 75,000, a gem-studded plaque and a citation at a function held in Chandragiri Auditorium here on Thursday.
Mathrubhumi Managing Editor P V Chandran, Mathrubhumi directors M J Vijayapadman and M V Shreyams Kumar attended.
A panel chaired by novelist C V Balakrishnan and comprising poet Rafeeq Ahmed and critic S Saradakutty, had selected Madhusoodanan Nair for the award.