Friday, October 9, 2015

Telugu Books on Gerontology released

Books Release function by Dr Sobha Gurajada Perindevi

On  5th October 2015, there was a Book(s) release function in Thyagaraja Gana Sabha Chickadpally Hyderabad. Two books namely: 1. Telugu Stories: Elder’s Problems and 2. Old Age: Boon or Bane?
written by Ms Sobha Gurajada Perindevi were released.  Dr N Gopi Ex VC of Telugu University was the chief guest. The event was organized by the NGO Abhinandana.

Other dignitaries on the dais included: Dr B Jayaram Formerly of Dept of Oriental Languages OU;
Ms M Bharathi , well known writer; Smt Hymavathi Bhimanna; Sri Y Venkataramana; Dr Kalavenkata Dikshitulu; Sri P Subba Rao; Sri BVR Chary; Smt J Valabhoja garu  and Dr P Vyasamoorthy.

The function was preceded by a series of entertainment items – all by senior citizens. Special mention must be made of mono acting by a 80+ gentleman, Dance by Sri  Chepuri Shankar Rao to the singing of Sri Akkula Gupta, Sri J Venkateswaralu’s Laddu Laddu song, recitation of poems etc.
The books were made available for sale at substantial discounts at the venue.

The author Sobha is a writer in Telugu, social activist especially interested in senior citizens welfare. Her special area of interest is enthusing youngsters to serve the elderly and to inculcate respect towards the ageing population. The first book is purported by be giving a gist of her PhD work on “Treatment of the elderly in Telugu literature”. The second one is a collection of her writings in magazines, newspapers, seminars and elsewhere.

Details: Vardhakyam – Varama? Sapama? By Dr Gurajada Sobha Perindevi. May 2015 Rs 100 Pages 105 - A5. Published by: JV Publications Hyderabad 8096310140.  On Sale at: Sri Venkatramana Book Distributors, Gandhi Nagar Hyderabad Ph 040 27543500 / 9676799500

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