Short story writer John Samuel and television
presenter Dr.Roshan Bijli(India Vision TV) have been selected for this
year's P. Kesavadev awards. While Mr. Samuel was chosen for the award for his short story titled
'Chithabhasmam,' Dr. Bijli bagged the Diabscreen Kerala award for his
presentation of health awareness programmes on Indiavision. The award
comprises a cash prize of Rs.10,000, a statuette designed by B.D. Dathan
and a citation. Announcing the awards at a press conference here on Tuesday,
office-bearers of the P. Kesavadev Trust said Mr. Samuel was chosen for
the award for his pithy portrayal of social life in a creative manner.
Dr. Bijli won the award for his fine presentation of health issues. The
judging committee comprised trust patron P. Govinda Pillai, George
Onakkoor,Desamangalam Ramakrishnan, Vijayakrishnan, Dr. Ahmed Pillai, Dr.
Balagopal, trust chairperson Seethalakshmy Kesavadev and managing
trustee Dr.Jothydev Kesavadev
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