‘Madhusreelu', a compilation of short stories, released
|It has been penned by Madhunapantula Venkateswarlu|
Madhunapantula Foundation holds the programme
Recent trends in Telugu literature discussed
KAKINADA: Poets and writers from various parts of the State gathered at ‘Andhree Kuteeram' at Pallipalem village near Yanam for the release of ‘Madhusreelu' a compilation of short stories penned by Madhunapantula Venkateswarlu on Sunday. Madhunapantula Foundation organised the programme.
Recent trends in Telugu literature and poetry were discussed at length during the daylong literary deliberations, which were followed by recital of poetry by young poets. Stephen from Netherlands released the book and noted playwright Akella was the chief guest of the book release function. The short stories in the compilation were reviewed in detail.
Poets Vadrevu China Veerabhadrudu, Shikhamani, Addepalli Rammohana Rao, Vadrevu Veeralakshmi Devi and Madhunapantula Satyanarayana Murthy spoke at length about the current trends in poetry and literature and the response from the younger generation to various forms of literature. MLC Gidugu Rudra Raju attended as special guest. A ‘Kavi Sammelanam' was performed under the stewardship of Mr. Addepalli Rammohana Rao in which over 30 poets recited their poems. ‘Vachana Kavitadharana' by P.R.L. Swamy received laurels from the gathering. Madhunapanthula Keerthi Raja Kiran, who published the book ‘Madhusreelu,' recited his poetry in the presence of Mr. Shikhamani. Book lovers from Yanam and surrounding places visited ‘Andhree Kuteeram'