Madhu Omallur bags CARTOONIST K S PILLAI MEMORIAL FREELANCE CARTOONIST AWARD 2015. Award of Rs.10001/-, sponsored by Cartoonist Sukumar in memorial of his cartoon guru Late K S Pillai, will be distributed in the Annual General Body Meeting of the Academy to be held at Ernakulam on 26th April 2015.
K S Pillai
Madhu Omallur (Dr.P.Madhusoodanan Pillai) was born on 28-10-1954 at Omallur, Pathanamthita Dt, as fourth son of Sri.T.P.Parameswaran Pillai and Smt.T.N.Bhanumathi Amma.
Madhu Omallur, having Doctorate Degree in Newspaper Management, has more than 35 years of experience in journalism as editor and cartoonist in leading dailies in Malayalam, English and Hindi. He is recipient of several awards like Dr.Ambedkar Fellowship National Award.
He is founder director of Shri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust. He served as Director of State Resource Centre , Director Jan Shikshan Sanstan under Human Resource Development, GOI, Director Bharat Sevak Samaj and several other important posts. Since 2001 he has been publishing WITNESS-The Analytical Journal of India, independently.