A simple but elegant function was organised by CYRILL ALEX and DR, MASCARENHAS in MRF HALL , LOYOLA COLLEGE on 1st February to honour Joe who has got SAHITYA ACADEMY AWARD for his novel KORKKAI..
The galaxy that applauded JOE on the occassion included well known writers like INDRA PARTHASARATHY, JAYAMOHAN , CONSTANTINE VAREEDHAIAH , JUSTIN DIWAKKAR,and JOE VAIZ,
The function was presided by A.X. Alexander former Director general of police and the vote of thanks was proposed by Cyril Alex. IVARIUS Editor Bharather Malar conducted the proceedings.
Joe thanked the organisers for honouring hIm.
The publicity for the function was done by Britto.