The contribution of Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu for rural development was recalled by several speakers at a seminar here on Tuesday.

Speaking at the seminar on “Rural development and Prakasam's service” organised by the Prakasam Institute of Development Studies- Trust, Legislative Council Chairman A.Chakrapani said ‘Andhra Kesari' had striven for self-sufficiency and autonomy of villages.

He recalled the first Andhra Chief Minister's self-less service to the society and his integrity.