A Brief History
About Moyinkutty Vaidyar Smarakam
The establishment of a memorial at his birth place was a long cherished dream of Mappilappattu lovers all over Kerala. Eminent writers, poets, cultural activists and political leaders raised the demand from various platform. T. Ubaid, P.A. Said Mohammed, N.P. Muhamed, Vaikam Mohammed Basheer, O. Abu, C H Mohammed Koya.....
Moyinkutty Vaidyar acquired scholarship in theology and allied religious subjects from the native Othupalli and Dars. He completed his religious study from Wandoor Jamaat Mosque
To promote traditional Mappila culture and arts. To setup a Museum depicting the unique features of Malabar culture and social life.
The Moinkutty Vaidyar Award is given for outstanding contribution to the field of Mappilappattu. Decided by a panel of judges selected by the Academy's Executive Committee.