CPI (M) State secretary Pinarayi Vijayan has been selected for the first ‘Rashtriya Prathibha' award instituted by the Kozhikode-based C.H. Haridas Foundation. Speaking to mediapersons here on Thursday, president of the foundation P.P. Padmakumar said the award was given in memory of C.H. Haridas to spread his political and social ideas among the younger generation. The award carries Rs.10,001 in cash and certificate. — Staff Reporter

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