Broadcaster and author C.P. Rajashekaran passes away

Trissur: Well-known radio broadcaster and author C. P Rajashekaran breathed his last on Sunday morning at a hospital here.

A postgraduate in both Sanskrit and English literature, Rajashekaran was  the former director of Akashavani and Dhoordharsan.  Hailing from Vadakan Paravoor, Rajashekaran authored several plays, children’s books and literary critiques.

After retirement, he became the first chief-editor of Suprabhadam daily.  Rajashekaran won several awards including Karala Sahitya Academy award, Kerala Sangeetha Nadaka Academy award, Doordarshan award, and State Television award.

Alongside, he won 10 national radio awards including India’s best public service broadcaster award, Bombay Awas Award, and was nominated for Iran Radio festival.

His books include Prathimakal Vilkanundu, Doctor Visramikunnu, Moonnu Vayassanmaru, Gandhiji Marichukondirikunnu, and Soliloquy.  

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