Famous Malayali literary poet Akkitham Achutam Nambuthiri, who received the highest prestigious Jnanpith award in the field of literature, passed away at old age in Sreesur, Kerala. On 15th October 2020. He was 94 years old. He was recently presented with the award. Akkitham Achutam Nambuthiri is credited with bringing modernity to Malayalam poetry. He was also known as a Gandhian, social activist and journalist.
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