Mukundan C Menon Award 2017 to O. Abdulla
Shri O Abdulla, reputed journalist, author and commentator from Calicut has been selected for Mukundan C Menon Award 2017 instituted, by NCHRO in memory of late Mukundan C Menon, the noted journalist and human rights activist who died in 2005.He was the first General Secretary of the Confederation.
The jury made up of Prof. A Marx (Chennai), Dr. J Devika (Thiruvananthapuram), Adv. KP Muhammed Shareef (Manjeri), Prof. P. Koya (Calicut), Mr. Reny Ayline (Thiruvananthapuram), Civic Chandran (Calicut), E. Abubacker
(Kozhikode) and Adv.Bhavani Mohan (Chennai) selected O.Abdulla from among many nominations received from different parts of the country.
The award includes a cash prize of Rs. 25000/- and a citation. This is a token of Confederation’s recognition of the self less service rendered by Shri O. Abdulla for the defence of human and civil rights in India.