National conference on Annamayya Pada Sahityam
Kuppam, Andhra Pardesh, Jan 25 (UNI) A three-day national conference on అన్నమయ్య పద సాహిత్యం (Annamaya Pada Sahityam) began at the Dravida University here today.
Inaugurating the meet, former Vice-Chancellor of the University Mr Srihari, said Annamacharya's songs remained an important source of material for researchers to study medieval Telugu.
He also underlined the need to compile Annamayya lectures.
Over 40 scholars from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh were attending the conference, organised by the Department of 'Sahithi Smaskriti' of the University.
Vice-Chancellor Prof G Lakshminarayana presided over the inaugural.