Sadguru K. Sivanandamurthy (third from left) releasing the Hindi version of the book written on the former Chief Minister K. Rosaiah in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.
VISAKHAPATNAM: Speakers at a function held to release the Hindi translation of the Telugu book on the former Chief Minister K. Rosaiah underscored the importance of learning Hindi to succeed at the national level.
The original work in Telugu by Press Academy of Andhra Pradesh chairman Tirumalagiri Surender was translated into Hindi-Telugu Sanskritikee Ujwal Prateek Sri Konijeti Rosaiah – by D. Satyalatha of the city.
Founder of Loknayak Foundation Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad, who brought out the book, said though Andhra Pradesh produced several great leaders like Tanguturi Prakasam Panthulu and Acharya N.G. Ranga, they were not known up-country. Sadguru K. Sivanandamurthy, who released the book as well as Mr. Rosaiah, who was present, and other speakers agreed with the view. GITAM University president and former MP M.V.V.S. Murthy presided. Former ministers Bhattam Sriramamuthy and Mandali Buddha Prasad, former Vice-Chancellor of Acharya Nagarjuna University V. Balamohan Das, Mr. Surender and Dr. Satyalatha spoke.