Potti Sriramulu Jayanti Celebrated in VSP    16-Mar-2018     View PDF

RINL, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant celebrated Amara Jeevi Potti Sriramulu Jayanti today in Ukkunagaram. Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel) RINL garlanded the statue of Potti Sriramulu and paid floral tributes. Speaking on the occasion, Sri Das recalled the sacrifices of Potti Sriramulu for the formation of first linguistic state in the country and said that he has become Amarajeevi (immortal) for the Telugus. Sri  Potti  Sriramulu began his last fast on 19th  October 1952 at Chennai for a separate state for Telugu speaking people and continued his fast until he died on the night of 15 December 1952. The combined Andhra Pradesh State was formed on November 1st, 1956 because of his sacrifices. Sri PK Mohapatra, GM(Law & Admn),RINL and other officials  were present on the occasion. Representatives of Steel Executives Association, unions, SC&ST Association and a large number of employees participated and paid floral tributes to him.