Wednesday, August 23, 2006

V M Sudheeran gets Rashtriya Prathibha Award

The 'Rashtriya Prathibha' Award instituted by the Kerala Dheshiyavedhi Congress, a Dubai-based organisation working in the social and cultural fields, for the last three years, was conferred on senior Congress leader V M Sudheeran, here on Tuesday.

The award consists of a memento and a cash prize of Rs 25,000.

The winner was selected by a three-member jury through a gallop poll, Venugopalan, president, Kerala Dheshiyavedhi Congress, said.

Sudheeran's fearless approach for the welfare of society and his unblemished political life had contributed for his selection for the award, Venugopalan said.

Justice K P Radhakrishna Menon, gave away the award.

Replying to the felicitation, Sudheeran said he had always fought for the welfare of the people and awards like this would give him the strength to take up the cause of the people.

Those who spoke included Ernakulam District Congress Committee, president, K P Dhanapalan.


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