Writer Valsan Nellikode has bagged Cultural Initiative Award,instituted by the Calicut University Cultural Initiative (CUCI). His European travelogue,Ente Priyappetta Germany (My beloved Germany) has been selected for this award.
This was announced by M.K Pramod,the patron of CUCI and Joint Registrar and JOINT Controller of Examinations ,Calicut University in a press meet held at Calicut Press Club,yesterday.
The award includes Rs.15,000 ,citation and certificate.
“This travelogue stands apart from its narration and style.Also,it covers social,and political facts with an observatory mind which can be read along with Indian culture.”opined the jury led by M.K.Pramod.