Curriculam Vitae

P.Raja’s works won him International Eminent Poet Award (1988) from Chennai and Michael Madhusudan Academy Award (1991) from Kolkata. Pondicherry University honoured him with its literary award in 1987. And in 2009 the Govt. of Pondicherry honoured him with ‘Excellence in Literature’ Award.


1987 Literary Award (Pondicherry University)

1991 Michael Madhusudan Academy Award (Calcutta)

1996 Gold Medal and Citation (American Biographical Institute, USA)

2002 Best Poem of the Year Award (Una Poesia Per La Vita, Italy)

2003 Academy of Indo-Asian Literature Award (Delhi)

2007 Nalli-Thisai-Ettum Award (Chennai)

2010 Lifetime Achievement Award ( International Poets Academy, Intercontinental)

2010 Best writer of the year Award ( NLC, Neyveli )

Cited in several Indian & International Reference volumes:


  • Reference India
  • Reference Asia
  • Asia/Pacific Who’s Who
  • 20th Century Distinguished Who’s Who
  • Biography International
  • The National Register of Translators (Sahitya Akademi)
  • Indo-Asian Who’s Who
  • Asian/American Who’s Who
  • Who’s Who of Indian Writers (Sahitya Akademi)

England & USA

  • The International Authors and Writers Who’s Who
  • Dictionary of International Biography
  • The International Who’s Who in Poetry
  • The Contemporary Who’s Who
  • Asia – Men & Women of Achievement
  • Conferred with an Honorary appointment to The Research Board of Advisors by the American Biographical Institute, USA (1999)