Dr Mandali Buddha Prasad releasing ‘Srikakulam Kaifiyat’ on Monday
Vijayawada: A book titled ‘Srikakulam Kaifiyat’, edited by K Narasimhulu and Dr E Sivanagireddy was launched by Deputy Speaker Dr Mandali Buddha Prasad at Srikakulam in Krishna district on Monday.
The book was released as part of 2nd day of Srikrishnadevarayalu Mahotstavalu.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Buddha Prasad said that Srikrishanadevarayalu visited Srikakulandhradeva temple on February 11, 1518 and started penning Amuktamalyada, a Manhattan opus of medieval Andhra.
In commemoration of his visit, the department of Language and Culture, Tourism department, Durga Malleswara Temple, Srikakulam temple and Diviseema Itihasa Parishodaka Mandali were jointly organising the festival for the past 11 years.
The book is very much useful to the research scholars. Dr Sivanagireddy said that the book is unique in presenting the original script, original language and the content in colloquial language.
Kolakaluri Inoch, Chairman, AP Sahitya Academy, Ella Venkateswararao, Turlapati Kutumbarao, Gummadi Gopalakrishna, Chairman, AP Nataka Academy were present on the occasion.