Malayalam Short story writer T Padmanabhan bagged Basheer award
T Padmanabhan the reknowned short story writer has bagged the 12th Basheer award, instituted by Thalayolaparambu Vaikom Muhammed Basheer Memorial Trust in commemoration of the ‘Beypore Sultan.’ The writer was selected for his compilation of short stories titled ‘Maraya’. He will receive a sum of Rs 50,000, a excerpt and plaque designed by sculptor C N Karunakaran. The award ceremony will be held on January 21, the birthday of Vaikom Muhammed Basheer at Basheer Memorial in Thalayolaparambu.
The legatee was selected by the committee comprising trust chairman P K Harimkumar, M Thomas Mathew, K C Narayanan and K S Ravikumar.
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