Birth centenaries of 10 literary giants to be celebrated
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Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 19:33
Thrissur: The Kerala Sahitya Academy (KSA) here would be celebrating the birth centenaries of l0 literary giants of the state in the current year.

Poet Vyloppillyy Sreedhara Menon, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Romantic poet Changapuzha Krishna Pillai, Versatile writers, K N Ezhuthacha, P K Narayana Pillai, Ponkunnam Varkey, S K Pottekad, Sooranadu Kunjhan Pillai,, P K Sivasankara Pillai and C B Kumar, Academy's president, P Valsala, told reporters here today.

Academy fellowships, awards and endowments would be presented at a function here on May 29 and 30, she said.

As part of the literary enrichment programmes of the academy, a two-day workshop on 'Press Language' for journalsts would be held next month.

An All-India Language Convention would be held at Thiruvananthapuram in the first week of August,she added.

Foundation stone laying ceremony for the 'Kamala Surayya Cultural Complex at Punnaryurkulam, the poetess birth place, would be held shortly.


First Published: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 19:33

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