WTC-2017: Grand, jubilant celebrations organised

WTC-2017: Grand, jubilant celebrations organised
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Grand and jubilant celebrations were organised along with a massive procession in Warangal on Tuesday marking World Telugu Conference-2017. As many as 20,000 students, artistes, NSS volunteers and NCC cadets and officials of different departments took part in the procession. The students shouting slogans, sporting placards and dressed like literary and historic personalities joined the rally.

Warangal: Grand and jubilant celebrations were organised along with a massive procession in Warangal on Tuesday marking World Telugu Conference-2017. As many as 20,000 students, artistes, NSS volunteers and NCC cadets and officials of different departments took part in the procession. The students shouting slogans, sporting placards and dressed like literary and historic personalities joined the rally.

The procession was taken out from four different locations such as Warangal Urban district collectorate, Waddepally Church, Kakatiya University crossroad and Government Junior College and converged at Nerella Venu Madhav auditorium, Public Gardens in Hanamkonda.

Cultural programmes were held at Public Gardens, where a classical dance troupe led by dance master B Sudheer Rao performed ‘Kakatiya Kalavaibhavam’ depicting history of Ramappa, Thousand Pillar Temple, Nrutya Ratnavali and life of Rani Rudrama Devi. Warangal Urban District Collector Amrapali Kata, who addressed the gathering, suggested that every individual should respect his/her mother tongue wherever they live. Mother tongue holds great significance in one’s life and lays foundation for one’s growth in life.

Joint-Collector S Dayanand, DPRO DS Jagan, District Tourism Officer M Shivaji, Sports Officer Dhanalaksmi, Minority Welfare Officer Ratnaveera Chary, social activist Nimmala Srinivas and others took part in the rally.

Similarly, Warangal rural district administration has organised poets’ meet, cultural programmes and felicitated literary persons marking the WTC. Popular poet and folk singer Goreti Venkanna, writers Ampasayya Naveen, M Varadacharyulu, P Srinivasa Rao, Prof Banna Ialaiah, V Rangacharya and others joined the celebrations.

The District Collector, Prashanth J Patil, asked the parents to inculcate book reading habit among their children to help them master mother tongue, while expressing concern over the increasing habit of students spending with gadgets.

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