Vayalar Award 2021: Vayalar Award for Benyamin; Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal

The 45th Vayalar Rama Varma Memorial Literary Award has just been announced.

Benyamin won the 45th Vayalar Rama Varma Literary Award.

This year’s Vayalar Rama Varma Memorial Literary Award went to Benyamin for his book “20 Communist Years in Manthalirile”. The 45th Vayalar Rama Varma Memorial Literary Award has just been announced.

The Judging Committee, which met at the Symphony Symphony at the Muscat Hotel in Thiruvananthapuram on October 9, 2021, recommended “20 Communist Years in Manthalirile”

Benyamin won the 45th Vayalar Rama Varma Literary Award. The award is for Benyamin’s book “20 Communist Years in Manthalirile”which describes the politics and life of the fantasy world of Manthalirile. K. R. Meera, Dr. George Onakkoor, Dr.C. The 45th Vayalar Award winner was selected by a committee comprising Unnikrishnan.

Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal by Benyamin.

The committee assessed that the book, which provides a good reading experience, deals well with politics and life. KR Meera said that “20 Communist Years in Manthalirile” is a book that only Benjamin can write. Dr. C. Unnikrishnan said that the novel has a different story background and characters.

The book is a satirical portrayal of the fictional village of Manthalirile, and the conflicts between its religion and politics. The award is a great inspiration to new writers. He said the award would help to document not only the life of a goat but also the work of Benjamin.

Following the recommendation of the Judging Committee, the Vayalar Rama Varma Memorial Trust decided to award the award to the Communist Years in Manthalirile for 20 years. The members of the Judging Committee are Smt.

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Vayalar Rama Varma Memorial Trust President Shri. Perumbadavam Sreedharan presided over the meeting of the judging committee. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and a sculpture. Famous sculptor Kanai Kunhiraman presents a beautiful and meaningful sculpture made of bronze. 

Vayalar Award 2021: Vayalar Award for Benyamin; Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal
Vayalar Award 2021: Vayalar Award for Benyamin; Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal

The award amount is exempt from income tax. The citation will also be submitted. The award presentation ceremony will be held on October 27, the death anniversary of Vayalar Rama Varma, at 5.30 pm in Thiruvananthapuram in full compliance with the covid 19 protocol. For allocating Nishagandhi Auditorium for this, Hon. The tourism department has made a request to the minister. Details of the award ceremony will be announced later.

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The award-winning work will be selected from the first published Malayalam works for the first five consecutive years ending December 31, the year immediately preceding the award ceremony. Works in any genre, such as story, poem, or critique, are eligible.

This year 550 people were asked to nominate the three best works published in the relevant period. Suggestions were received from 169 people. A total of 197 works were nominated. The five (5) books that received the most points were selected and sent to 20 people for consideration. The three highest scoring works were submitted to the Judicial Committee for consideration. Out of those three works, the award-winning work was selected.

The Vayalar Trust offers a scholarship. The scholarship will also be awarded at the ceremony. The Vayalar Award Ceremony will feature songs and poems written by Vayalar Rama Varma and featuring famous singers.

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