Vayalar award for Akkitham
Posted on: 06 Oct 2012
Thiruvananthapuram: This year's Vayalar Rama Varma Literary Award was bagged by well known poet Akkitham for his poem `Anthimahakaalam'. The award carries Rs 25,000, a silver plate and a plaque by the famous sculptor Kanayi Kunjiraman. The award would be presented to Akkitham on Vayalar Rama Varma's death anniversary on October 27.
The Vayalar Award is given for the best literary work in Malayalam. The award was instituted in 1977 by the Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Trust in memory of the poet and lyricist Vayalar Ramavarma.