Hyderabad: The two states over shifting of the Classical Telugu Research Centre to AP or Telangana. The union human resources development ministry to shift the centre to AP when the state was united. However, there was no follow-up. After bifurcation, both the government ignored the issue. Meanwhile the mood in Telangana is to redefine the language, the AP government failed to move on the issue till now.
The HRD ministry had told the government to identify a suitable temporary location to shift the centre, and a team from the Classical Telugu centre visited Hyderabad twice 2013.The Kiran Kumar Reddy government had agreed to provide five acre of land for the centre, but political uncertainty in the state and other matters.
“The centre belongs to AP since the people who fought for it hailed from this area. Telugu culture and language in the present form. We will shortly celebrate Telugu language Day officially on the birth anniversary of Gidugu Ramamurthy Panthulu legendary crusader of the spoken Telugu Movement “, said Mr Parakala Prabhakar, media advisor to the AP government as well the government on the other hand maintains that Hyderabad shall continue to be the centre of activity on Telugu language related issues.
K.V.Ramanchari advisor on culture and language for the TS government said, “Since Hyderabad is the common capital for both the Telugu states, it should be here”.