Thota stresses importance of Telugu language
Kakinada: Minister for Stamps and Registrations Thota Narsimham hoped that the Vijayanama Ugadi would bring...
Kakinada: Minister for Stamps and Registrations Thota Narsimham hoped that the Vijayanama Ugadi would bring happiness, peace and prosperity to all. The Ugadi celebrations were organised on a grand scale with literary and cultural programmes under the auspices of the district Cultural Committee at local Suryakalamandir on Thursday.
He was the chief guest. The guests of honour were MLC Satyanarayana Raju, District Collector Neetu Prasad and ASP Third Battalion Commandant Rajesh Kumar. They greeted the people on the occasion. The programme began with the rendering of Maa Telugu Thalliki Mallepu Danda, by the students of Peddada Suryakumari.
Last year the State government had celebrated the Telugu Mahasabhas on a grand scale and the month-long festivities were conducted in East Godavari district, to focus on the pride of place of Telugu language. He wished that the same honour would continue for the language this year as well.
Sri Ramakrishnama Siddanti performed the Panchanga Sravanam and said that this year because of the harmonious position of the planets in the solar system, there will be political stability in the country. The State would progress with peace and prosperity, he said.
Vizianagaram on march to progress, says Collector
Vizianagaram: District Collector Veerabrahmaiah on the Ugadi day hoped that people in the district would be prosperous and the weather would be good for crops. He was the chief guest at the Ugadi celebrations at the Collectorate auditorium on Thursday. Saying that the district had achieved several objectives and ambitions last year he said that it was on the pat of progress.
Earlier, the Collector was given a grand welcome with Purnakumbham and Nadaswaram and the programme was inaugurated with lighting of the lamp. Panchanga Pathanam was performed by Pedaparthy Sambasiva Sastry at the function that was organised under the aegis of the Cultural Department.
The spectators applauded the special dance performance on the occasion by the students of Thyagaraja Sangeetha Dance College. Sculptor Divili Apparao, who sculpted the Mahatma Gandhi statue on the premises of the Collectorate, was honoured with a shawl and a memento by the Collector and the DPRO P Govindarajulu.
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