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125th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Viswanatha Satyanarayana

Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.

125th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Viswanatha Satyanarayana:


Who was Viswanatha Satyanarayana?

  • He is the first writer to impart a true Teluguness to the Ramayana.
  • Ramayana Kalpavruksham, the seminal work of Shri Viswanatha had fetched him the prestigious Jnanpith Award.
  • Through his works, he had highlighted the importance of imparting learning in the mother tongue, preserving culture and protecting the nature.
  • Viswanatha’s literary canvas was large comprising novels, critical works, poems, epics, plays, songs and verses, among others.

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Prelims Link:

  1. Who wrote Ramayana Kalpavruksham?
  2. Viswanatha Satyanarayana belongs to which state?
  3. His important literary works.

Sources: PIB.