Anna Hazare to Receive the “Amrita Award for Outstanding Contribution” in Cochin
Beginning this year, Amrita Television will be instituting awards to honour exceptional personalities who have made an impact on society through their meritorious services or contributions in diverse fields.
Renowned social activist Anna Hazare and noted writer, director M.T. Vasudevan Nair have been chosen for this year’s Amrita Awards for Outstanding Contribution.
With his steadfast adherence to Gandhian ideals and his blemishless life untainted by corruption, Hazare has been a role model for the young and old alike. For his life long commitment to rural development and uncompromising battle against corruption, Anna Hazare has been bestowed with the Amrita Award for Outstanding Contribution in the field of Social Justice, Public Morality & Selfless Service.
Straddling the world of Literature and Cinema for over 3 decades M .T Vasudevan Nair had left an indelible mark on the Malayalee consciousness through his novels, short stories and screenplays. For inspiring a generation of people around the world, he has been presented with The Amrita Award for Outstanding Contribution in Malayalam Literature And Cinema.
The Amrita Awards for Outstanding Contribution will be given away by the Governor of Maharashtra on June 4,2011before an invited audience of over 18,000 at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium, Cochin, as a prelude to the Amrita FEFKA Film Awards event.
MARCOM, Amrita Tv
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