Hyderabad, Dec.28 (Hydnow): IT Minister KT Rama Rao today stated that Suravaram Prathap Reddy was an ideal personality to be emulated who was synonymous for Golconda Newspaper.
The Minister noted that Prathap Reddy had proved that how better we live and not how long we make living. KTR has stressed the need for an in depth study and research on Telangana great personalities like poets, writers, literary personalities and others who contributed to enrich our culture and traditions.
He participated in the 125th birth anniversary of Suravaram Prathap Reddy at Press Club in Basheerbagh here along with Ministers V Srinivas Goud, S Niranjan Reddy, government advisor KV Ramana Chary, and Suravaram family members and some journalists.
Later KT Rama Rao has heaped praises on Prathap Reddy for being remembered by present generations and future generations too. It is wonderful for a great personality like Prathap Reddy who is being remembered for generations, he said.
Thus he reiterated that we need to live better and not matter how long we are living KTR said. If Telangana state was not formed we may not be known of great personalities like him the minister said.
The Minister stated to name any university in the state after Prathap Reddy as we have named a few including — Kaloji Narayana Rao after Health University, PV Narasimha Rao after Veterinary University, Prof Jayashankar after Agriculture University and Konda Lakshman Bapuji after Horticulture University.
Efforts will be made to name Prathap Reddy after any university after Prathap Reddy he said. The Minister stressed the need for an in depth study and research on Telangana great personalities like poets, literary personalities and others who contributed to enrich our culture and traditions. A multi-faceted personality Prathap Reddy whose life is ideal to follow as I came to know several things of him through his writings and works he said.
He served the society as a social reformer, editor, journalist, poet, writer and literary man, Prathap Redy was still being recalled for his great idea to make society better the minister noted. It is a coincident that Prathap Reddy Jayanthi celebrations are conducted at a time when we conduct PV Narsimha Rao 100th birth centenary celebrations, he said. Efforts will be made to ensure that Suravaram Prathap Reddy gets due respect and recognition, KTR remarked. (Hydnow)