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Kerala Government's Kamala Surayya Award of 2017 for literary work was given to
1. Lalitha Sadasivam
2. K.P. Sudheera
3. P. Valsala
4. K.R. Meera

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Lalitha Sadasivam

The Correct Answer is Lalitha Sadasivam.

  • Kerala Government's Kamala Surayya Award of 2017 for literary work was given to Lalitha Sadasivam.
  • Kamala Surayya, also known by her married name Kamala Das and her former pen name Madhavikutty, was an Indian poet and Malayalam author from Kerala, India.
  • Her short stories and autobiography are her most famous works in Kerala, though her English oeuvre, published under the name Kamala Das, is known for its poetry and explicit autobiography.

  • K.P. Sudheera
    • She is a prolific and well-known Malayalam writer who has earned a prestigious place in Malayalam literature, as well as widespread recognition and acceptance from a wide range of fans.
    • In 2018, the Kerala government honoured her by awarding her the Vanitha Ratna Puraskar in the name of Kamala Surayya, a Malayalam literary legend. 
  • K. R. Meera
    • She is a Malayalam-language author and journalist from India. She was born in the Kerala district of Kollam, in the town of Sasthamkotta. In 2009, she received the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for her short story Ave Maria.
  • P. Valsala
    • She is a former Head Mistress from Kerala, and a Malayalam novelist, short storey writer, social activist, and social activist. For her novel Nizhalurangunna Vazhikal, she received the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (The Paths where Shadows Sleep).

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