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An Impressive Cultural Initiative in Vijayawada

  This is perhaps the fourth time I went to Cultural Centre of Vijayawada (CCV). A place for art, culture, language and heritage. A place that is set up in Vijayawada with great passion and maintained with dedication by Sri Y Harischandra Prasad. The Centre is running under the guidance of the renowned archeologist and […]

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Emotional Cost of Division of Andhra Pradesh

I have always argued that the basis of unity is not utilitarian consideration. It has never been my case that we should oppose division of Andhra Pradesh only because it means some loss to the people of one region or the other or to all the regions in terms of jobs, water, resources, and educational […]

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Politics of Bharat Ratna

This @PTI_News tweet captures the subtle pecking order of Bharat Ratnas in the public mind: “Professor CNR Rao also awarded Bharat Ratna”. It meant that along with Sachin Tendulkar, Rao also was given our Republic’s highest civilian award. While Sachin may have deserved the award, Rao surely did not deserve the also. Coming as it […]

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Is it Telugu Vs Telugu?

I participated in a discussion on CNN-IBN which posed the question whether it is Telugu Vs Telugu in the unfolding drama of the Centre’s move to divide the state of Andhra Pradesh? I argued that it is not Telugu Vs Telugu but it is Integrationists Vs Separatists.        

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Tadepalligudem Public Meeting Photos

A huge public meeting was held on 21/09/2013 in Tadepalligudem to protest against the move to divide the state. I addressed the gathering. Some pictures of the meeting.  

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Tadepalligudem Public Meeting Video

On 21 September 2013 a huge public meeting was held in Tadepalligudem to protest against the move to divide Andhra Pradesh. This is a video recording of my address to the gathering.  

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Sikkolu Samaikya Garjana Photos

On 20 September 2013 a huge public meeting ‘Sikkolu Samaikya Garjana’ was held in Srikakulam. I addressed the gathering. Here are some of the photographs of the occasion.    

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Sikkolu Samaikya Garjana Video

On 20 September 2013 a huge public meeting was held in Srikakulam to protest against the move to divide Andhra Pradesh. The meeting was titled ‘Sikkolu Samaikya Garjana’. It is estimated that over a lakh of people attended the meeting. This is the video recording of my address in three parts.   Part 1   […]

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S Kota Public Meeting Pictures

On 18 September 2013 a huge public meeting was held in Srungavarapu Kota, popularly known as S Kota, in Vizianagaram district to protest against the move to divide Andhra Pradesh. I addressed the meeting. Here are some of the pictures of the meeting. You can also see the famous folk singer Vangapandu Prasada Rao.  

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Srungvarapukota Public Meeting Video Recording

On 18 September 2013, a huge public meeting was held in Srungavarapukota (popularly known as S Kota) to protest against the move to divide the state. Here is a video recording of my address to the gathering in three parts.   Part 1   Part 2 Part 3

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