Bapatla: Tahsildar T Vallaiah said that Gidugu Ramamurthy was one of the earliest modern Telugu linguists and social visionaries during the British rule and championed the cause of using the language comprehensible to the common man as opposed to the scholastic language.
Bapatla Tahsildar T Vallaiah, Forum for Better Bapatla secretary P C Sai Babu and others paying tributes to Gidugu Ramamurthy
He reminded Ramamurthy had studied many languages and comprehended the philosophy of language. He pleaded for lucidity in textbooks. In his time, there was only a poetic approach and not a prosaic treat.
The forum secretary, P C Sai Babu, RI Omkaram, Chebrolu Nicholos, G Srinivasa Rao, Rama Rao, Rajan Babu, D Lakshmi, Ravindra and others participated.