AP CM Condoles Vangapandu Prasada Rao's Death

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has expressed deep sorrow over the death of famous balladeer Vangapandu Prasada Rao, who died in the wee hours of Tuesday morning at Parvathipuram Pendhabondhapalli.

The CM said that the news about Rao's death is very painful and YS Jagan remembered his closeness with the balladeer. He inspired people through his folk songs and his song "Pamunu Podichina Chimalu" which was written to boost the spirit of people fighting for the state during the Uttarandhra movement is very inspiring, said YS Jagan.

He will be remembered forever in the history of Telugu literature and arts. "I offer my deepest condolences to his family on his death," tweeted the CM.

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