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Kadapa writer selected for Vasireddy Sitadevi story award

Vempalli Gangadhar.

Vempalli Gangadhar.   | Photo Credit: BY ARRANGEMENT

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Central Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar awardee and Kadapa writer Vempalli Gangadhar has been chosen for Vasireddy Sitadevi Memorial National Story Award 2014.

A.P. High Court Judge Grandhi Bhavani Prasad will present the award to Dr. Gangadhar in a function at Hyderabad on December 14. Former Vice-Chancellor of Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University Avula Manjulatha, Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel CEO Palakurthi Madhusudana Rao and writer Olga would participate, Yuva Kala Vahini founder-president Y.K. Nageswara Rao said in a statement.

Dr. Gangadhar, who received the Central Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar for “Molakala Punnami”, a compilation of stories, was a distinguished guest of President Pranab Mukherjee for a fortnight in the “In Residence” programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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