Union Minister for Urban Development & Information and Broadcasting M.Venkaiah Naidu has condoled the demise of Gnanpeeth awardee and former Rajya Sabha Member Dr C Narayan Reddy in Hyderabad this morning.
In a condolence message, Naidu said Cinaare was a great literary figure in Telugu literature. He was “king of the kings” in Telugu language and a wonderful poet. His writings had mesmerized the people at large. He had a great passion for literature, culture and art, he added.
The Union Minister said CNR’s demise was not only a loss to Telugu literature, but also great loss to Indian literature. His invaluable contribution to literature will be remembered for ever. “As a parliamentarian, Dr Reddy gave many constructive suggestions in Rajya Sabha. I condole the passing away of Dr C. Narayan Reddy and pray for his bereaved family. (NSS)