Visakhapatnam: The presigious Kopparapu Kavula national eminence award was given away to noted playback singer `Ganakokila’ P. Suseela at a glittering function here on Monday evening.
The Vadhana Puraskaram of Kopparapu Kavula Kala Peetham was given away to Dr. Asavadi Prakasa Rao. Courtallam Sri Siddheswari Peethadhipati swami Siddeswarananda Bharati , who was a famous Avadhani himself in the past in the name of Prasadaraya Kulapati five decades ago, was present.
Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sports Mutthamsetti `Avanti’ Srinivasa Rao, VMRDA chairman Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao, Official Language Commission chairman Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad, Chief Secretary LV Subrahmanyam, BJP national general secretary P. Muralidhara Rao, film lyricist Jonnavitthula Ramalingeswara Rao, former minister Mandali Buddhaprasad, senior journalist K. Ramachandramurthy and others honoured the guests. Kopparapu Kavula Kala Peetham convener Ma Sarma welcomed the gathering.