Saraswati Samman 2012, Malayalam Poetess Sugathakumari Selected For Saraswati Samman 2012.
Malayalam poetess Sugathakumari chosen for the Saraswati Samman 2012 for the poetry collection Manalezhuthu, which means The Writing on the Sand in English. The Saraswati Samman is constituted by K. K. Birla Foundation. The 79-year-old Sugathakumari was selected for Saraswati Samman by the 13-member jury. The head of this jury was former Chief Justice of India R. C. Lahoti.