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RICH TRIBUTES: AU Vice-Chancellor L. Venugopal Reddy unveiling the bronze statute of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the premises of Arts College in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. —
RICH TRIBUTES: AU Vice-Chancellor L. Venugopal Reddy unveiling the bronze statute of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the premises of Arts College in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. —

Staff Reporter

Principals, teachers felicitated

VISAKHAPATNAM: It was a day of celebration and show of gratitude as students came together to celebrate Teacher’s Day in various schools and colleges on Wednesday. Members of Old Students Association of Dr. L. Bullaya College felicitated the teachers and principals of the college at a function. It was a nostalgic moment for many former students who gathered at the college to greet their teachers. Some 18 teachers and principals who served the college during the first decade of its foundation were honoured at the function. Founder principal of college K. Phanibhushana Rao was felicitated and honoured by the students and teachers with garlands and mementoes. Former principal of college K. Purushottam and principal Dr. Parthasarathy were also felicitated on the occasion.

Rich tributes were paid to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the former president of India and second vice-chancellor of AU, at Andhra University whose birth anniversary is observed as Teachers’ Day. AU Vice- Chancellor L.Venugopal Reddy unveiled the statue of Dr. Radhakrishnan at the AU College of Arts campus. Speaking on the occasion Prof. Reddy recalled the contributions of Dr. Radhakrishnan towards the cause of education and upholding values in the society. The Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Best Academician award was presented to the following lecturers: K. Rajani (Philosophy), M.V.R. Raju (Psychology), K. Ramjee (Mechanical Engineering), N. Venkata Rao (Education), G.S.N. Raju (Electronics and Communication Engineering), S. Ganapati Rao (Pharmacy), M. Prasada Rao (Economics), Y. Prabhakar Rao, B. Bharatalakshmi and C. Annapurna (Zoology), K. Sambasiva Rao (Physics) and N.S. Sarma (Physical and Nuclear Chemistry).

Teacher’s Day was celebrated by the Students Union at VMC Mahila Vidya Peeth, MVP Colony. College principal A. Nalini Kumari was the chief guest on the occasion.

Nalanda Talent School celebrated the day by honouring the teachers and organizing cultural programmes and games.

Chairman of Pydah Educational Institutions Pydah Krishna Prasad was the chief guest.


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