Thursday, November 30, 2017
Minister for Mines R.V.S.K.Ranga Rao, former MP and litterateur Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad, MLA Meesala Geeta, Municipal Chairperson P.Ramakrishna and actor, writer Gollapudi Maruthi Rao felicitated and presented ‘Gurajada Visishta Puraskar’ to playback singer SP Balasubramanyam.
He is the 17th eminent personality to receive the award. The Gurajada Samskritika Samakhya has been organizing ‘Gurajada Sahiti Chaitanyotsavam’ in commemoration of legendary writer Gurajada Appa Rao’s anniversary every year. On the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Mahakavi Gurajada, Dr.Lakshmi Prasad and Anant Sriram who along with others , elite of the town and school children took out a rally with the belongings of the legendary writer from Gurajada’s house and paid tributes by garlanding his statue at the M.R. College in the morning.