Telugus from across the world converge in city

Telugus from across the world converge in city
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Telugu writers, singers, poets, lyricists and lovers of the language from several parts of the world have commenced deliberations to promote and protect the Telugu language. The conference of the World Telugu Writers began with an introduction by Daniel Nigris, a research scholar from Paris who is working on Telugu.

Telugu writers, singers, poets, lyricists and lovers of the language from several parts of the world have commenced deliberations to promote and protect the Telugu language. The conference of the World Telugu Writers began with an introduction by Daniel Nigris, a research scholar from Paris who is working on Telugu. Daniel felt that the language should be kept alive and preserved for the future generations.

Canadians Prof. Rao Komaravolu and Saroja Komaravolu, who write in Telugu, Londoner Dr Madina Ramakrishna and many others spoke at the event. Representatives from the US, the UK, Canada, Mauritius and other countries shared their experiences in keeping the language alive and vibrant in their places of living. They have also sought the support of the Telugu Writers Association from Andhra Pradesh, particularly from Mandali Buddha Prasad and Dr Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad, in promoting the language in their respective nations.

Daniel Nigris

There was another group of Telugu people, who have come from different States in the country. Telugu Diaspora from Karnataka, Maharastra, Guajarat, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Yanam, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and other States met and discussed the problems that they were facing in promoting the language in their places.

They also requested the intervention of Mandali Buddha Prasad and Dr Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad to provide a national platform for Telugu people in the country. The two-day event will host several sessions to focus on promotion of the language, issues concerning classical status to the language, promoting Telugu as global language, promotion of the language through print and electronic media.

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