Hyderabad: The Hyderabad unit of Andhra Pradesh Velama Association here on Wednesday celebrated the birth anniversary of late chief minister and Union minister Jalagam Vengala Rao on a grand scale.
The State association president, Mr C Lakshmi Narasimha Rao, garlanded the statue of late Vengala Rao on the premises of the Hyderabad unit at Himayatnagar. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Rao eulogised services of Vengala Rao to the State and the nation.
The association general secretary, Mr K Madan Mohan Rao, the vice-president, Mr K Jaswanth Rao, the organising secretaries, Mr G Hanumatha Rao, Mr V Bhaskara Rao, and executive members, Mr M Rama Rao, Mr C Rajeshwar Rao and Ms G Shobha were present.
Later, Mr Lakshmi Narasimha Rao proceeded to Banjara Hills Road No. 1 and garlanded the statue of the late leader at Vengala Rao Park. (NSS)