20 Nov ;The ‘Kshathriya Kshema Sabha’ will honour ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair and the architects of Chandrayaan-I on 23rd November on the occasion of the 113th birth anniversary of the late Regent Queen of Travancore, Maharani Sethu Lakshmibai.
Nair will deliver the Regent Queen memorial lecture on " India’s recent space achievements" at the function, a Kshathriya Kshema Sabha release said.
Kerala Law and Sports Minister M Vijayakumar will inaugurate the function and head of Travancore Royal house Uthradam Tirunal Marthanda Varma will address the gathering.
Meanwhile, Beena Govind, staff reporter of ‘Mathrubhumi,’ was selected for the Regent Queen Media award for her serial on the plight of the tribals in Attappadi area carried by the daily.
The award carries Rs 15,001, citation and memento. Beena was selected for the award by a jury, comprising former director of PIB K L Sreekrishnadas, noted journalist and researcher Malayinkil Gopalakrishnan and Kshatra Sandesam Chief Editor M Ravivarma Raja.