Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao announced that former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao’s centenary celebrations would be held in a befitting way for one year beginning from June 28, which is PV’s Birthday.
KCR said that PV rendered yeoman service as the Prime Minister, Freedom Fighter, Educationist, and Literary figure. A man with such extraordinary qualities hailed from Telangana is a moment of pride for the State. To recollect, recall the great services rendered by PV in various fields, it is decided to celebrate his centenary celebrations on a grand scale, the CM said.
In this regard, the CM appointed a Committee under the leadership of MP Dr K Keshav Rao. Government’s Chief Advisor Rajiv Sharma, PV’s son PV Prabhakar Rao, daughter Vani Devi, Ministers from Karimnagar Etela Rajender, KT Rama Rao, Official Language Commission Chairman Devulapalli Prabhakar Rao, Central Sahitya Academy awardee and noted writer “Ampasayya” Naveen will be members in the Committee.
The CM asked Dr Keshav Rao to include 6 to 7 members more in the Committee. The first meeting of the Committee will be held at Dr Keshav Rao’s house on Thursday at 2.30 PM. The CM asked the Committee to get in touch with those who had interaction with PV, people who have an affinity with him, his family members, his well-wishers and his fans and discuss to finalise the centenary celebrations plan with them. (INN)