Two Telugu States’ Governor ESL Narasimhan today expressed his shock on hearing the demise of literary giant C Narayana Reddy. He extended his deep sympathies to the members of the bereaved family.
“I pray God to give strength to Narayana Reddy’s family members at this juncture. It was a proud moment for Telugu people when Narayana Reddy got Gnanpeeth award for his Vishwambara Kavyam”, he added.
Vidyasagar Rao deeply saddened
Governor of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Ch. Vidyasagar Rao today expressed grief on the demise of Jnanpith awardee, poet and writer C Narayana Reddy.
In a condolence message here, the Governor said he was deeply saddened and at a loss of words’. “Dr Reddy was a versatile genius – one of the finest poets and lyricists produced by Telangana. He was a wordsmith having mastery over Telugu language and literature,” Rao said and recollected that CiNaRe was passionate about preserving and popularizing Telugu language and culture, especially among the young generation. He also enjoyed mastery over English, Hindi and Urdu languages.
Stating that he was privileged to have a friendship with CiNaRe, Vidyasagar Rao said the world of Telugu language and literature has lost a bright star. The void caused by his loss can never be filled, he added.
Irreparable loss to film world: Rosaiah
Expressing grief over the demise of Gnanpeeth awardee Dr C Narayana Reddy, former governor of Tamil Nadu Konijeti Rosaiah today said CNR’s demise created a void in film business. Rosaiah paid floral tributes to Narayana Reddy’s body.
Speaking to the media, Rosaiah said Narayana Reddy’s death is a colossal loss to the literary world. “I had close friendship with CNR for 25 years”. Telugu cine comedian Brahmanandam visited the body of C Narayana Reddy and paid tributes. Brahmanandam said the passing away of “Cinaare” shocked the Telugu film industry.
KCR mourns CNR, recalls his services
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has expressed his deep condolences over the demise of Jnanpith Awardee Dr C Narayana Reddy.
In a condolence message here today, the Chief Minister conveyed his heart-felt condolences to the members of the bereaved family. “The contributions made and services rendered in the field of literature by Dr Narayana Reddy can never be forgotten, the Chief Minister stated and recalled his services as a teacher, literary figure, poet, film lyricist as well as Member of Rajya Sabha.
CNR services unforgettable: CBN
AP Chief Minister N Chandarababu Naidu expressed his deep shock at the death of C Narayana Reddy. Narayana Reddy’s services to literature were unforgettable. Narayana Reddy had close relation with former Chief Minister late NTR, he reminded. The works of C Narayana Reddy as a writer and Rajya Sabha member would remain in the history, he said. AP ministers Lokesh, China Rajappa, Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao, AP Govt advisor Parakala Prabhakar and others expressed condolences at the demise of Narayana Reddy.
Jagan pays tributes at CNR mortal remains
YSR Congress Party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy expressed his shock over the demise of the renowned Telugu literary giant. “Dr. C. Narayana Reddy’s death created a big vacuum to the Telugu literary world,” he said in his condolence message. Jagan visited C Narayana Reddy’s house along with party leaders Bhumana Karunakara Reddy and Botsa Satyanarayana and paid floral tributes to the noted writer. Stating that even though the writer lived a complete life, YS Jagan said the demise of Narayana Reddy is a big loss to the music and literary world. (NSS)