K Satchidanandan Selected for Ezhuthachan Puraskaram

Noted Malayalam Poet and literary critic, K Satchidanandan, has been selected for Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2017. This is Kerala government’s highest literary honour.

The award is for his contributions to Malayalam literature and poetry. This award has been Instituted in the name of Ezhuthachan, the father of Malayalam language, the award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a citation.
Important Takeaways from Above News for RRB PO Mains exam-

  • Satchidanandan’ s literary career began with the publication of ‘Kurukshetram’, a collection of essays on poetry (1970) and ‘Anchusooryan’, a collection of poems (1971).
Source- Business Standard