People urged to protect Telugu
Warangal: The district first additional judge C Vijayasarathi Acharyulu has called upon the people to do...
Warangal: The district first additional judge C Vijayasarathi Acharyulu has called upon the people to do their best to protect Telugu language from getting extinct.A In the present day due to convent culture, Telugu language has been facing a serious threat and hence it is the duty of every Telugu speaking person to do his part for the preservation of the language, he said. He spoke at 117th birth anniversary of noted freedom fighter and advocate, late Parcha Ranga Rao here on Sunday. The event was organized by Parcha Ranga Rao Memorial TrustA The proceedings of courts in neighbouring Maharashtra were being conducted in Marathi while in Andhra Pradesh the court procedures conducted in English, he lamented. However some of the judges and advocates were now coming forward using Telugu in the court proceedings and that was a good development he said. Kendra Sahitya Academi award recipient and noted writer Ampasayya Naveen stated that Telugu has been called the 'Italian of the East' because of the language's melodiousness. On the occasion noted writer Pothuri Venkata Subba Rao who authored a long poem taking train journey as metaphor to life was also felicitated by the trust. The first woman advocate of Warangal Bar Association V Jaya Harihar Rao was felicitated. The trust president Parcha Mohan Rao and secretary Parcha Kodandarama Rao presented Subba Rao and Jaya Harihar Rao a cash award of Rs 5,000 and a memento.A A scholarship of Rs 3,000 to ten poor students each was also given on the occasion. Amphasayya Naveen who presided over the programme praised the work being done by the trust and urged them to continue it as it would be a source of inspiration to others. Warangal Bar Association president T Janardhan spoke while noted teacher Prof Laxmanamurthy, noted lawyer Kolipaka Sugunakar Rao, noted doctor Dr P Anjani Devi and others were present.