Monthly Archives: April 2015

Maharshi Karve

In my previous article, I had written about Kandukuri Veeresalingam, who pioneered widow remarriage in Andhra Pradesh, and also championed women’s education. The late 19th century and early 20th century had seen many reform movements in India, first starting from … Continue reading

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Kandukuri Veeresalingam Pantulu

“Dhittamaina silpalu, devalalu, Kattukadhala, chitrangi kanaka medalu. Kottukoni poyi vunna koti lingalu, Veeresalingam okadu migilenu chaalu” (Magnificent sculptures and temples, Golden Roofs of the story teller Chitrangi, Crore Shiva lingas washed away, Veeeresalingam left alone is enough). So go the … Continue reading

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Amaravati- The New Capital of Andhra Pradesh

When it comes to the history of Telugu people and their culture, Guntur always has a special significance. The Telugu script that is commonly in use traces back to a small village here called Bhattiprolu, located in the Krishna delta … Continue reading

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