VISAKHAPATNAM : Human Resources minister Ganta Srinivas rao and collector Praveen Kumar Garlanded the statue of Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju garu on the occasion of on his 120th birth anniversary at Alluri Pandrangi in Vizag today.Later participated in ‘Viplava jyothi’ event .
Apart from that Alluri sita rama raju followers in rambilli village,vizag also gives tribute to Manyam Veerudu Alluri sita rama raju .
In city , BJP Members also pays tribute to raju statue at Vuda park junction .
On te other hand Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today paid tribute to revolutionary leader Alluri Sitarama Raju on this morning.
Addressing the gathering, he said that his government will talk to the Centre to install a statue of the freedom fighter in the Parliament House premises in Delhi.The CM said he has instructed Lok Sabha MP from Vijayawada, Kesineni Srinivas to take the responsibility for it.
Born on July 4, 1897, Raju led revolutionary movement called ‘Rampa revolt’ against the British to protect the interests of tribals from East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts between 1922 and 1924.
He was gunned down by the Britishers on May 7, 1924.