Renowned Malayalam writer M Sukumaran in the third week of March 2016 was chosen for the CV Kunhiraman Literary Prize.
- M Sukumaran is an author and short story writer in Malayalam.
- He was born at Chittur in Palakkad District, Kerala.
- He won the Kerala Sahithya Academy award in 1976 for his book Marichittillathavarude Smarakangal.
- The themes of all of his writings deal with the plight of the dispossessed and advocate an armed struggle for the liberation of the oppressed
C V Kunhiraman Literary Prize
- The prize consists of 10,001 in cash, a citation, and a statuette designed by artist BD Dathan
- Chairman of CV Kunhiraman foundation– M Mukundan
- Secretary of the CV Kunhiraman Foundation- Hashim Rajan