Reinstatement of Puttaparthi Narayanacharylu's Statue sign now

Puttaparthi Narayanacharyulu was a wellknown Telugu poet laurate. He wrote several books in Telugu. Sivatandavam is one of his greatest books. He was rewarded with the Title, Saraswateeputra. After doing distinguished service to Telugu language, he died in 1990 at the age of 76 years. A statue was set up in his memory at Prodduturu town in Andhra Pradesh, India

On 9 September 2006, the local MLA of Prodduturu planned to have this statue removed against the wishes of the people of Prodduturu, to make way for the statue of Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. People in large numbers, protested this move of the MLA saying that the Sri Puttaparthi is the Son of the soil of Prodduturu and one of the greatest Telugu poets of all time. Irrespective of the strong protests, the MLA went ahead with his plan and got the statute removed with the help of the local police.

The place at which the statue was erected is known as "Puttaparti Circle" in his memory. The MLA now wants to rechristen it as "Indiramma Circle".

This move of the MLA is outragious and an insult to all Indians as a whole. This petition is to gather support for the protestors and to demand reinstatement of the Poet's statue at its original location and to retain the name Puttaparthi Circle.

We request you to intervene in this matter, reinstate the Statue and refrain the MLA from rechristening the place.

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  • 01 January 2016100. Sujata Cordova
    bad for society
  • 23 November 201599. Viswanathbk Roman
    I support this petition
  • 21 November 201598. Gopal Jordan
    take action against MLA
  • 14 November 201597. V Veeravenkatac
    В
  • 13 November 201596. Sathish Henry
    I support this petition
  • 28 October 201595. Cbrao Black
    В
  • 05 October 201594. Suresh Kv
    It is ridiculous !
  • 12 September 201593. Sateesh Kumart
    I support this petition
  • 11 September 201592. Kiran Mcclure
    Please Reinstate Puttaparthi Narayanacharylu's Statue...Save our beliefs and culture.
  • 05 September 201591. Bsanuradha Foster
    good
  • 21 August 201590. Kumar Jarvis
    We should respect our telugu poiets. Eadiets only do such things like removing statue.
  • 22 June 201589. Kiran V
    Please stop this OUTRAGEOUS act by the populist MLA. Not only this one, but all similar acts being committed by current government. In addition to preventing this statue being removed, name the Hyderabad International Airport after a Telugu person like Ve
  • 08 March 201588. Putta S
    We will see politicians who'll show some respect to literature.
  • 08 February 201587. Seetharam B
    It is shame to all Telugus in particular, what is next?, replace Gandhiji somewhere with somebody else !!!
  • 30 January 201586. Swathi Daniels
    I support this petition
  • 01 December 201485. Vamsi P
    He is one of the greatest poets India has produced. His statue cannot be removed for political gains! His greatness far exceeds the imagination of prople who want to 'impress the princess' by uprooting it. I reiterate the voice of all telugu people - "Ple
  • 04 November 201484. Anil C
    SHAME...SHAME...SHAME
  • 22 October 201483. Lakshmi P
    I support this petition
  • 23 September 201482. Sujana Johnston
    MLA should have behaved as per people
  • 05 August 201481. Amaranathk Barnett
    Government should respect Puttaparthi Narayanacharylu.
  • 09 July 201480. S R
    Please restore the statue
  • 11 April 201479. Swetha Mccoy
    ..
  • 20 March 201478. Aasha Becker
    I support this petition
  • 19 March 201477. Ram Douglas
    I support this petition
  • 16 February 201476. Ch Kameswarar
    I support this petition
  • 13 December 201375. Radhika Adams
    Replace the statue where it is.
  • 27 November 201374. Sriram Hickman
    I support this petition

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