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Vimesh Maniyur’s poem, “Ration Card” - MADRAS KERALASAMAJ KAVITHA AWARD 09

Saturday, May 9th, 2009
From Kavitha award 2009

In the gracious presence of the Secretary of Kerala Sahithya Acadamy, Mr.Purushan Kadalundi and other eminent personalities, Dr.C.G.Rajendrababu, Head of Malayalam dept.of Madras University,  and Dr.G.Prabha, Prof.of Loyola College, Chennai,  the prestigeous award for Poem for Non-Resident Malayalies,  presented to the Bangalore based Marunaadan Malayali Mr.Vimish Maniyoor,  who belongs to Vadakara, Kannur.
From Kavitha award 2009

Mr.Purushan Kadalundi congratulated Mr.Vimish Maniyoor, for his vision and experience in the life which reflected in the award winning Poem‘ration card’.     He also praised the Madras Kerala Samaj for its works for the last 70 years in the socio/education field and for the efforts to spread Malayalam       language-culture .  For this, government of Kerala normally giving one lakh rupees every year but this year it has reduced to 50000 which will pay with arrears during the next year for that he promised that he will discuss with the honourable minister for culture and education.      Mr.Vimeesh Maniyoor expressed his thanks for the award and hospitality at Chennai.  Dr.C.G.Rajendrababu, Dr,G.Prabha, Dr.TMR Panicker, Mr.M.Sivadasan Pillai, Dr.K.J. Ajayakumar,  were also felicitated the function.  General Secretary of the Samaj, Mr.Kumblengad Unnikrishnan,  presented welcome address and vote of thanks by Mr.P.k.Balakrishnan.
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Monday, May 4th, 2009

“Ration Card”  a malayalam poem written by Bangalore Marunadan Malayali, Mr.Vimeesh Maniyoor from Badagara, won the prestigeous Madras Kerala Samaj Kavitha Award for the year 2009.   The award will be presented to Mr.Vimeesh by the Kerala Sahithya Acadamy Secretary, Sri.Purushan Kadalundi on 9.5.09 at 5pm at Madras Kerala Samaj Hall. Award consists  a sum of  Rs.2501.00 and a Prasasthi Pathram.   Dr.Rajendra Babu, Head of Malayalam Dept.of  Madras University, and Dr.G.Prabha, Professor  of Loyola College, were the Judging committee to select the award winning kavitha.     In this connection, a poets meet also will be held on the same day at 3pm.