AP to celebrate 117th birthday of Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju – indtoday.com
The Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has decided to celebrate the 117th birthday of Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju, great freedom fighter in the history of Andhra Pradesh, which falls on 4th July, 2014, as a state function.
In this connection, Sri N Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister has said that, in due recognition of the most valuable services of Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju during freedom struggle in general and in uplifting the tribal community in particular, Govt. has taken the decision of celebrating birthday of Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju as a state function on Friday, 4th July.
And CM further said that, from now onwards, Birthday of Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju will be celebrated as state festival every year.
Earlier, S. Prasada Raju, President of “Alluri Sitarama Raju Smaraka Samithi”, met Chief Minister & thanked him for taking this decision of Honouring the stalwart Alluri Sitarama Raju, a great freedom fighter & Tribal leader.