12 Dec 2013
New Delhi based Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association (JTSA) has been selected for the 2013 Mukundan C Menon Award. The five member jury representatives included Dr J Devika, N P Chekkutty (Journalist), Prof.N Babayya, Prof N Ramesh and Prof M Marx recognized the JTSA stands
committed to the upholding of democratic and human rights, especially
their pivotal role to safeguard innocent youth being illegally
targeted and disheartened by the authorities like Batla House
encounter case 2008.Mukundan C Menon Award is instituted in honour of late Mukundan C
Menon, the veteran journalist, human rights activist and founder
secretary of National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations.
The award was established in 2006 soon after his death on Dec 12 ,
2005. It is given annually to human rights defenders, environmental
activists, artists and writers involved in the defence of people’s
rights It includes a cash prize of Rs 25000.00, a plaque and a
citation. Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association (JTSA) be receives the
award at a special function on Januray 2014 at New Delhi.