Jnanpith Award 2019: Malayalam poet Akkitham bags 55th Jnanpith Award
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The prestigious Jnanpith Award for literature has been announced for the Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Namboodri. A jury under the chairmanship of noted Odia writer Pratibha Rai held a meeting before the declaration of his name. Jury’s other members were Shamim Hanafi, Suranjan Das, Madhav Kaushik and Dr. Purushottam Bilimalale. The award consists of Rs 11 lakh, a statue of Vagdevi, a citation and a memento.

Jnanpith Award 2019: Malayalam poet Akkitham bags 55th Jnanpith Award

Malayalam poet Akkitham wins 55th Jnanpith Award

 



Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, 93-Year-Old Poet From Kerala, Wins Jnanpith Award

Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Nampoothiri wins 55th Jnanpith award

Noted Malayalam poet Akkitham wins 2019 Jnanpith award

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