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Writer Dasaradhi Rangacharya is No More

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Dasaradhi Rangacharya, a surely well known writer and author who minced no words in communicating his eagerness with the dictatorial guideline of the Nizam inhaled his last at a corporate hospital here on Monday morning.

The 86-year-old Dasaradhi was hurried to a hospital in Somajiguda after his condition decayed. He passed away during treatment. His relatives said throughout the previous seven days, Dasaradhi was not keeping great. His body was moved to his habitation and the relatives said the last customs would be performed on Tuesday.


Born on August 24, 1928 in Khammam District of recent Hyderabad State, Dasaradhi effectively partook in battle against the Nizam’s absolutist tenet. He went underground and tuned in the Telangana Armed Struggle till Hyderabad was freed.

He was rusticated from the school and was compelled to go to Vijayawada to seek after advanced education. At first, he functioned as a teacher and later moved to Hyderabad and joined the city organization in Secunderabad Division where he worked for more than three decades.

In 1969, his pen pulled in the spotlight with ‘Chillara Devullu’ (The Lesser Deities). He tailed it up, composing ‘Modugu Poolu’ (Fire Flowers) in 1971, an annal of the historical backdrop of Telangana. Chillara Devullu brought him Central Sahitya Akademi grant. Jeevanayanam was his life account.  He composed the books in the regular Telangana vernacular, against the guidance of customary journalists on the grounds that he needed them to be effectively seen by individuals.

Chief  Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao mourned the unfavorable end of Dasaradhi saying that the Telugu abstract world had lost a towering identity. His compositions on the Telangana outfitted battle and the state of individuals in Telangana can not be overlooked, he said.

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari, APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy, YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and others mourned his demise.


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