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Campaign for world Telugu meet launched

Tirupati: Krishna district Collector Buddha Prakash M. Jyothi has constituted a jumbo committee with officials and non-officials to make the cultural campaign being taken up as a prelude to the World Telugu Conference at Tirupati a success.

The committee for which the Collector is the chairman has 50 officials and 62 non-officials.

The cultural campaign was launched in Vijayawada and Machilipatnam with rallies and other programs. Sub-Collector S. Venkata Rao flagged of the Telugu rally at Swaraj Maidan. The rally, with children dressed as famous Telugu personalities, was a big attraction.

Starting with Srikrishnadevarayalu, the children were dressed as the “Astaddigajalu,” the eight eminent poets and scholars in Srikrishnadevarayalu’s court.

Children also formed a human chain on the occasion. Minister for Secondary Education Kolusu Parthasarathi launching the campaign at Machilipatnam said Telugu lovers and those who have made contributions to the enrichment and development of the language should represent Krishna district in strength at the World Telugu conference.