Hyderabad, Jan 22 IANS | 9 months ago

Both houses of Andhra Pradesh legislature Wednesday condoled the death of legendary Telugu film actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao.


Members in the assembly and council observed two-minute silence as a mark of respect to the thespian, who died in the early hours of the day.

Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar recalled the services rendered by ANR, as the late actor was fondly called, to the development of Telugu cinema.

Council chairman A. Chakrapani also paid tributes to ANR, saying he was not only an extraordinary actor but a gentleman. He described the passing away of the actor as a great loss to the film industry.

Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, a former state chief minister, have condoled the death of ANR.

Rosaiah, in his message, pointed out how ANR, despite coming from a modest background, rose to dizzy heights of popularity.

Leaders cutting across party lines also paid their tributes to ANR. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and former chief minister and N. Chandrababu Naidu, YSR Congress chief Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader K. Chandrasekhara Rao, Communist Party of India (CPI) state secretary K. Narayana and Lok Satta president Jayaprakash Narayan also paid tributes to ANR.

(Posted on 22-01-2014)

Share This Page:


Post your comments


Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal

INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:

Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |

KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:

Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |

TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:

Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |

INDIA CITY MAPS:

Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |