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Writer to be honoured

Posted on Nov 09, 08:43PM | UNI

Eminent writer and teacher Dr M Leelavathi has been elected for the P S John-2011 award, instituted by Ernakulam Press Club.

Announcing the award, Press Club Secretary M S Sajeevan said that Dr Leelavathi was being honoured in recognition to her valuable contributions to various fields, including literature.

The award, carries a cash prize of Rs 25,000, plaque and a certificate, will be presented her by Kerala Speaker G Karthikeyan here on November 13, he said.

This was the only award instituted by the Press Club, in memory of 'Malayala Manorama' reporter and one of the founder members of the press club P S John.