Writer M. Mukundan has been chosen for this year’s Kakkanadan Award instituted by the Kollam Taluk Library Council. Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi will present the award to Mr. Mukundan at the Public Library Hall here on the occasion of the World Book Day on April 23. The day also coincides with the 78 birth anniversary of Kakkanadan. At the function Mr. Ravi will launch Mr. Mukundan’s new book “Paris”. — Staff Reporter

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