14th TANA Conference, SAN JOSE – 2003

Komati Jairam was the convener and Muthyala Padma Sri was the president for this conference.  The post of chairman was created, and Dr. Peraiah Sudanagunta took the role of the chairman.

The conference was attended by about 7,000 people. Total collection was $1.1 million. The winning team was supposed to come to the conference, however due to problems with visa this did not materialize.

During the tenure of Dr. Navaneetha Krishna Gorrepati as president, he conducted children’s cultural programs in Dallas, Detroit, New York, Washington, D.C., and San Jose that selected child artists to perform in Detroit TANA Conference. He was also involved in arranging tsunami disaster relief in Prakasam District near Chirala. A TANA Nagar was built at a cost $50,000 with 80 houses and was given to fishermen there.

During the tenure of Padmasri Muthyala as president, TANA Backpack Program was initiated. This program is currently held in Dallas, San Jose, Washington, D.C., Boston and Detroit. Dr. Navaneeta Krishna, Chalasani Mallikharjuna Rao and Yetta Hanumantha Rao were actively involved in developing this program at TANA.

TELUGU PALUKU – SOUVENIR

Main Editor: Jampala Chowdary

Editors: Gunda Sivacharan, Nallamotu Prasad, Tiruveedhula Ramakrishna, Jampani Sashidhar

Cover page Artist: Karunakar

Cover Design: Nasrim

Writers: Foreword of Mutyala Padmasri,

Winners of the stories competition: Nandini, MIttava, V. Pratima, K. Varalakshmi, Peddinti Ashok Kumar, Jatasri, Chandrasekhar Azad

Writers: Pasunuru Sridhar Babu, Mukunda Rama Rao, Srikanth Kodali Manchikanti, Bachchoti Sridhara Rao, Elchuri Vijaya Raghava Rao, Iranki Venkata Kameswar, Tatipamula Mrityunjayudu, Kalasapudi Srinivasa Rao, Nachaki, Chandra Kanneganti, Santi Nemani, S. Munisundaram, Vijayalakshmi Nadimpalli, Uma Ramanujam Eyyunni, Sanyasi, Vinnakota Ravisankar, Dr. N. Gopi, Mahajabeen, Dr. Boyina Venkateswara Rao, Jayaprabha, Kuchi, Satyam Mandapati, Sudera, Nadella Anuradha, Nisapathi, Dr. C. Narayana Reddy, Nidadavolu Malathi, Kanchi Seshagiri Rao, Ardial, Nikhileswar, Nagnamuni, Dr. Vasaprabhavathi, Mandarapu Hymavathi, Yarramsetti Papa, Jandhyala Venkata Rama Sastry. Vanguri Chittenraju, Vemuri Venkateswarulu, Tushara, Adusumalli Devendra Rao, Dr. S. V. Rama Rao, Aparna Munukutla, Marepalli Venkata Sastry, Saradapurna Sonti, Yandamuri Veerendranath, Pothukuchi Sambasiva Rao, Dr. Mudigonda Sivaprasad, Koduri Sriramamurthy, Dr. Poranki Dakshinamurthy, Pannala Subrahmanya Bhattu, Dr. K. Ramamohana Rai, Garikapati Pavan Kumar, Kotti Ramarao, C.S.Narayana, Vijaya Asuri, Gandham Yajnavalka Sarma, Saleem, K.V.Giridhara Rao, Katragadda Dayanand, Palepu Buchchiraju, Vanguri Chittenraju, Elactron, Pulikanti Krishna Reddy, Yaralgadda Kimira, Jalandhara, Vasundhara, Sailajarao, Boya Jangaiah, K.K.Meenan, Pattisapu Radha Mahalakshmi, Mudiganti Sujatha Reddy, D. Kameswari, Lavanya Mandalapu Vemsani, P. S. Narayana, Avasarala Ramakrishna Rao, Gorthi Brahmanandam, Binadevi, Srivirinchi, Tammineni Yadukula Bhushan, Kaasibhtla Venugopal, Suryakumari Upadhyayula, Aare Padmaja Chowdari, Alladi Mallesayya, Nemaluri Bhaskara Rao, Sri Subha, Gantikota Brahmaji Rao, Sitha Satya, Turaga Syamala.

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