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T. J. S. George Padma Bhushan Awarded In 2011

T. J. S. George

T. J. S. George

Award Name : Padma Bhushan

Year of Award : 2011

Award for : Literature

Location : Cochin, Kerala, India


Thayil Jacob Sony George better known as TJS George, is a writer and biographer who received a Padma Bhushan award in 2011 in the field of literature and education. He was born on 7 May 1928 in Kerala, India. T. J. S. George has achieved distinction internationally as a professional author, serious political columnist and biographer with a series of major books. After graduating from Madras Christian College in Madras, India, with an Honours degree in English Literature, he began his career in The Free Press Journal in 1950. He moved through the International Press Institute, The Searchlight, and the Far Eastern Economic Review to become the founding editor of Asiaweek (Hong Kong). He is currently the Editorial Advisor of The New Indian Express. A veteran senior journalist and one of the best known columnists in India, he continues his fight against social injustice, corruption and political anarchies through his columns in Indian Express.