Staff Reporter

ANANTAPUR: National Education Day was celebrated here on Tuesday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of first Education Minister of the country Moulana Abul Kalam Azad. Floral tributes were paid to Moulana Azad by garlanding his portrait.

Speaking at a function organised on the occasion District Education Officer K. Munaiah told the students to emulate the scholar .

Project Officer of Rajiv Vidya Mission C.V. Krishna Reddy said that Moulana Azad dreamed of total literacy in the country for its comprehensive development. Field Publicity Officer K. Sirazuddin and others also spoke.

Kurnool Special Correspondent adds: Umar Arabic High School too celebrated the birth anniversary here on Tuesday.