MMGL 2012_09_21, Part 4 of 5 (Gurajaada – Asammathi Patram)
On the 150th birthday of Late Sri Gurazada Vankata Apparao – I remember him for his “Asammathi Patram” – a voice of dissidence against the establishment which was pushing ‘grandhika’ Telugu in to the curriculum at University of Madras. In this scholarly letter he made a cogent argument for teaching in colloquial Telugu. Citations in the document go back several hundred years.
Date of Broadcast: 2012-09-21
Audio language: Telugu