Call to protect Telugu

RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Noted scholar Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad released commentary on Kandukuri Veeresalingam Pantulu’sSaraswati Narada Vilapam at a book release function held at Kanna Ashrai Foundation at Burugupudi on Sunday.

It is written by Special Judicial Railway Magistrate SR Prudhvi and the book is dedicated to Sannidhanam Narasimha Sarma. Speaking on the occasion, he underlined the need to protect Telugu in the wake of introduction of English medium in majority schools in the State.

“I am not against English. But we should give due importance to our mother tongue. Otherwise, Telugu will face extinction threat soon,” he said.

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