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World Telugu meet in Kuala Lumpur



NEW DELHI, Feb 11 — Representatives of the Telugu community from across the world will gather in Malaysia to promote Telugu culture and arts come April, 2013.

The tenth biennial conference in Kuala Lumpur is organised by the World Telugu Federation along with the Telugu Association of Malaysia.


Last time, the Federation held its conference in Chennai. The conference would hold discussions on several subjects, including the dying arts of Andhra Pradesh, influence of Telugu cinema and Telugu literature and its development, The Hindu reported quoting the Federation’s president V.L. Indira Dutt (pic) as saying.

Telugu Association of Malaysia president, Achaiah Kumar Rao said the Telugu community accounted for three per cent of the country’s population.

The three-day conference, from April 12 to 14, will also have interactive sessions on several subjects such as Telugu heritage and culture, its importance, and Telugu’s origin and development.