Hyderabad: Well-known writer Mrs Abburi Chhaya Devi will be given the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ajo.Vibho Kandalam Foundation, at its four day 18th annual awards function to be held at Bapatla in Guntur district, from June 9.
The Award carries a cash award pf Rs.one lakh and a citation. The award will be given away on June 12. Mrs Chhaya Devi has been a writer for the past 50 years.
According to Mr DSN Murthy of the Foundation, well-known scholar in Sanskit and Telugu Acharya Shalaaka Raghunathd Sarma will be given outstanding literary person award for 2011. The award carries Rs,50,000 and a citation. It will be presented to Acharya Sarma on June 11.
On June 9, 10 and 11, state-level drama contests would be held and awards would be given to outstanding artists. (NSS)