Recording the history of Nellore


Thunga Sivaprabhat Reddy (Prabhu), Editor, Journalist, Community leader

Thunga Siva Prabhath Reddy popularly known as “Prabhu” is the grandson of a prominent freedom fighter and son of Thunga Rajagopal Reddy, a Social worker who founded News weekly called “Lawyer”. He fought many a battle against social injustice and political corruption. Siva Prabhath Reddy also started internet edition which has 1,00,000 hits every week from all over the world.

Prabhu actively participates in social, cultural and philanthropic activities. He is the District Convener, AIDS Awareness Program, in Nellore District and he organized public meetings and seminars in schools and colleges to create awareness among masses on AIDS control.

In the recent past a statue of Annamacharya, an immortal legend who composed thousands of keerthanas on Lord Venkateswara as the chief coordinator of the respective committees. He was also involved in organizing Srinivasa Kalyanam and Unjala Seva by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. In 2010 the statue of Sri Annamacharya was dedicated to the citizens of Nellore by Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji. NATA recognized Prabhu’s contributions and welcomed him to NATA conference 2012 in Houston, USA.

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