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DR.C Narayana Reddy passes away

DR.C Narayana Reddy passes away
Legendary Poet and lyricist Dr.C Narayana Reddy (85) passed away at Care Hospital in Hyderabad due to prolonged illness. He was born in Hanumajipeta of Karimnagar District in 1931.

'Navami Puvvu' (1953) is the first literary work of Ci Na Re. He entered into Film Industry in the year 1962 and penned close to 3,000 songs. He received his first Padma Award in 1977. The prestigious Jnanpith Award came his way in the year 1988 for the poem 'Viswambara'. This poem was included in the syllabus of Post-Graduate and Civils.

In 1992, Ci Na Re received Padma Vibhushan award from Indian Government. He became Rajya Sabha Member in 1997 after President of India nominated him.

C Narayana Reddy served as President of AP Official Language Sangham. In 1982, He was appointed as AP Government Advisor (Cultural Programmes). He was the Vice President of Ambedkar University in 1985 and Potti Sriramulu Telugu University in 1989.

CMs of Telugu States expressed condolences and recalled their association with the Legend. Telugu People will miss Ci Na Re forever!

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