126TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF VETURI OBSERVED
Tirupati, 7 February 2014: The 126th Birth Anniversary of Sri Veturi Prabhakara Shastryhas been observed on friday in Tirupati with the garlanding ceremony by TTD EO Sri MG Gopal to the life size statue of the great personality in front of SVETA bhavan on Friday.
Addressing the occasion, TTD EO remembered the scholarly works of the great intellectual whose works brought the glorious history of Tirumala to limelight. “Especially in bringing to light the greatness of Annamacharya’s works found engraved on copper plates”, he added.
The EO described Veturi as a researcher, commentator, poet, writer par excellence and said he is a role model especially to the youth of today and his literary works are show you all how to lead a righteous way of life”, he added.
Meanwhile EO released a book called “Chatu Padya Manimanjari” on this occasion.
In a meeting held at Annamacharya Kalamandir in connection with this occasion, TTD GM Transport Sri Sesha Reddy, Veturi Prabhakara Shastry Vangmaya Peetham Special Officer Sri Ravva Srihari recalled the great literary works of the famous personality and paid rich tirbutes to him. Three more books Chatupadya Manimanjari-2, Andhraka Mandakamu, Shringara Marukayam were also released on this occasion.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI