Malayalam University honored poet Desamangalam Ramakrishnan on Tuesday,who was awarded for his meritorious contribution for Malayalam literature by the Kerala Sahithya Academy.
Vice Chancellor K.Jaya Kumar inaugurated the program.
Jaya Kumar said that Desamangalam was responding to contemporary issues in a bold manner.
Poets are distressed people due to the injustice in the society. When their emotions are expressed through their poems,they get relaxed-he said.