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Posted on Feb 05, 03:31PM | UNI
Kannur, Feb 4 : Franco Louls, a special correspondent at Malayalam daily 'Deepika' at Thrissur unit bagged the seventh Rajeevan Kavumbai Memorial Journalist Award, jointly instituted by Kannur Press Club and Kannur Unit Deshabhimani Employees Welfare Society.
Announcing this at a press conference, K N Babu, Press Club president said, the award was given for his exclusive series on problems faced by women and children. It was published in 'Deepika' between June 7 and 12, last year.
A total of 21 entries were received from across the state. Kannur university dean V S Anilkumar, M P Sukanya and Prof Mallika M V were the jury members.
The award carries a cash prize of Rs 10,001 and a citation. It would be presented in the third week of February at a function at Kannur Press Club.