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Cingireddi Narayana Reddy Passes Away

C Naryana Reddy
C Naryana Reddy

Jnanpith award winner writer & poet Dr. C. Narayana Reddy passes away

Cingireddi Narayana Reddy, passed away Today 12th June 2017. He was 85 years. C. Narayana Reddy was rushed to hospital on this (Monday) morning with some health complications, but declared dead.

He was born in a small village in karimnagar district, Andhra pradesh on 29th July 1931. Dr. C Narayana Reddy has done MA & PhD in Telugu literature from Osmania University and also worked as a professor in the same.

He was a winner of the prestigious Jnanpith award in 1988 for his poetic work Visvambara which was also translated in other 3 languages. He was considered an authority on Telugu literature also wrote several songs for Telugu movies.

C.N.R was felicitated with country’s third-highest civilian honour, Padma Vibhushan in the year 1992, and was nominated to the Upper House of Parliament in year 1997. He was also a vice-chancellor of Telugu University & held important academic and administrative positions in the state.

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