Central Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar awardee Vempalli Gangadhar called on State Official Language Commission Chairman Mandali Buddha Prasad in the State Secretariat on Friday and urged him to constitute a committee to trace the whereabouts of the “missing” first Telugu inscription dating back to the Sixth Century found on the premises of Sri Chennakesava Swamy temple at Kalamalla in Kadapa district.

Dr. Gangadhar, a writer of Kadapa, gave documentary evidence on the missing inscription and sought installation of its prototype on the temple premises in Kalamalla. Mr. Buddha Prasad promised to put up a prototype through the State Department of Culture, Endowments Department, Commission and Archaeological Survey of India, according to a statement issued here.