Hyderabad, May 2, 2017: World Telugu Conference will be held here from June 2 to June 10, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced on Tuesday.
The conference will coincidence with Telangana’s formation day celebrations.
The proposed conference and celebrations would be done under the supervision of the newly-formed Telangana Sahitya Academy, said a statement from the Chief Minister’s office.
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Rao also decided to constitute Telangana Lalitha Kala Academy, Sangeet Nataka Academy and Folk Arts Academy.
He said that best Telugu dialect and best poetry is available in Telangana and the academies should become platforms to spread the literary flavour of Telangana to the world.
The CM held a review meeting on the organisation of the World Telugu Conference.
He asked officials to conduct the proposed World Telugu Conference and its programmes in such a manner that they should be heard and talked about world over and become a milestone in the history.
He wanted well known and prominent literary personalities, followers of the Telugu language living within the country and abroad to be invited for the conference.
As part of the conference, poets’ gatherings (Kavi Sammelanas)and conferences on various genres of literature will be organised. (IANS)