Hyderabad, February 8: Strongly condemning the attempt to attack the Telangana poet and writer Mr Nandini Siddha Reddy at the All India Telugu Maha Sabha held at Barampuram, the Telangana Rachaithala Vedika (TRV) has said that poets and writers from the Telangana region have the right to openly speak about the Telangana movement.
In a press note, the TRV president Mr Jukanti Jagannatham, general secretary Mr Juluri Gouri Shankar have said that Barampuram incident was a fine example to the Andhra’s dominating attitude towards Telangana’s freedom of expression. They warned that the Seemandhra literary sector would face problems in future if such incidents were repeated. They said that the Seemandhra investor’s capitalist culture has clearly come out at Barampuram.
The TRV also said that it will organize protest programme at Gun Park on February 13 demanding the Centre to introduce the Telangana bill in the ensuing Parliament budget session.
Poets, writers, artists and others from 10 Telangana districts will participate in the protest along with TJAC convener Prof. Kodandaram, Mr Gaddar, Mr Allam Narayana, Ms Vimala, Mr Swami Goud, Mr Devi Prasad, Mr Nandini Siddha Reddy, Mr Venu Sankoju, the TRV said.
The poets and writers from Seemandhra region Mr Kathi Padmarao, Mr Sathish Chander, Prof. Shikamani, Mr Koi Koteshwar Rao, Mr Paidi Thereshbabu, Mr Sambashivarao, Mr Indravalli Ramesh, Mr Chalapaka Prakash, Mr Jugashwili, Mr Ommi Rameshbabu, Ms Mandavarapu Hymavathi, Mr Vivera, Ms Challapalli Swaruparani, Prof. GV Rathnakar, Prof. Darla Venkateshwar Rao, Mr Ravinoothala Premkihsore, Ms Olga, Dr Samatha, Dr A Madhava Swami, Mr S Venkataswami Naidu, Mr PC Ramulu would take part in the protest, the TRV added.