Gadicharla Foundation 19th anniversary Award was presented to bilingual writer Gurumurthy Virupanna at a function here on Wednesday.
Addressing the function, Mr. Gurumurthy said he was elated to receive an award in the name of stalwart like Gadicharla considering it the lifetime achievement.
He said Gadicharla Harisarvothama Rao was a versatile personality and great visionary who thought about education and social uplift of the downtrodden. He was the person who named the ceded districts Rayalaseema.
He also thanked Dravid University at Kuppam for publishing his works.
President of the Foundation K.C. Kalkura and others felicitated Gurumurthy and his wife.