‘Andhra Pradesh land of honours, heritage and culture:’ President Murmu

On his first visit to Andhra Pradesh, President of India Droupadi Murmu said that the state is a land of many honors with a rich heritage and culture.

The President was accorded a grand welcome by Andhra Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Governor Biswa Bhushan Harichandan and his cabinet colleagues in Vijayawada on Sunday.

The Chief Minister and the Governor presented portraits of Sri Venkateswara Swamy. On his first visit to the state, the government felicitated Droupadi Murmu at a civic reception at the Mural Convention Center in Poranki.

He was felicitated at a civic reception organized by the State Government at the Murali Convention Center in Poranki, near here, on Sunday.

On this occasion, the President said that ‘Desha Bhashalandu Telugu Lessa’ and Telugu language and literature are popular with all the people of the country.

“The dance art that started with the name Kuchipudi is universal today. Tirumala Balaji was very lucky to visit the holy place and pray the blessings of Goddess Kanaka Durga to all the people,” the President said.

He praised the greatness of freedom fighter Alluri Sitaramaraju, poets Gurazada Apparao and Molla, social worker Durgabhai Deshmukh and others.

“Godavari, Krishna, Penna, Vamsadhara and Nagavalli rivers made the state prosperous. Nagarjuna hill and Amaravati are serving spiritual centres,” Murmu said.

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