E Sreedharan grabbed Manorama News Maker award 2012, a mutual initiative of Manorama News and Idea Cellular, as most malayalee viewers voted for him. India’s “Metro-man” declared as the winner by K Jayakumar, Vice-Chancellor of Malayalam University and former Chief Secretary, in the program aired by Manorama News.
Apart from E Sreedharan, Actress Swetha Menon, Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan and Actor Dileep were also voted into final round. E. Sreedharan emerged victorious from six lakh plus voters through SMS, GPRS and Online voting process.
E Sreedharan, who is known for his corrupt-free dedication towards his profession, is the key person behind Kerala’s prestigious Kochi Metro-rail project and Mono-rail projects
The viewers’ selection shows people interest in Sreedharan for a new development culture for Kerala apart from the metro rail project, said K Jayakumar. State Planning Board member G Vijayaraghavan and Dr. Lakshmi Nair, shared thier thoughts in the discusion.
The News Maker selection were conducted in two segment during the last one and half month period. Manorama News aired debates of finalists with audience and selected guests during the selection process. V S Achuthanandan, Pinarayi Vijayan, G Madhavan Nair, Rasool Pookutty, Preeja Sreedharan and Kochouseph Chittilappilly were the previous years’ News Makers.
Courtesy : Manorama News