The role of Telugu poets in the independence movement is unique
Webinar on the role of Telugu poets in the freedom struggle as part of the Amrit Mahotsava for Azadi
Sri Revuri Anantha Padmanabha Rao, a retired Additional Director General of Doordarshan, said that Telugu poets have played a significant role in instilling patriotic spirit in the people through their writings and making them participate in the independence movement.
The Regional Outreach Bureau of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting participated as the keynote speaker at a webinar on ‘Telugu Poets in the Freedom Movement’ organized on Tuesday as part of the Press Information Office ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that Telugu poets have written many poems, poems, poems, songs and books about the glorious moments of the independence movement and about many leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Balagangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chanderpaul and Lala Lajpat Rai who led the movement.
Gurzada Apparao, Mangipudi Venkataraya Sharma, Tummala Sitaramamoorthy, Rayaprolu Subbarao, Gurram Joshua, Chilakamarthi Lakshminarasimham, Puttamarthi Narayacharyulu, Cherukuvada Venkata Ramaiah, Duvvuri Ramireddy, Lakshmi Narayana, Karunashree, Garimella Satyanarayana, etc. Explained that they were involved in the movement.
He said that he had written about the martyrs who lost their lives in the independence movement and about social evils like untouchability and ignited the consciousness of the people. He also said that the poets of the day wrote many poems and poems on our thirty-month flag and nurtured patriotism.
Sri Anantha Padmanabha Rao said that at a time when the country is celebrating 75 years of independence, there is a need for today’s generation to know and be inspired by the greats who have influenced the people through their writings.
“We have a wonderful opportunity to commemorate the sacrifices of the great men who fought for the country,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quoted as saying. .B) said in his inaugural address.
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