Sripada Krishnamurty Sastry

Krishna Murthy Sastry of Sripada family, lived between 1866 – 1960, was a native of Devarapalli of West Godavari district. He was the first poet laureate of Andhra Pradesh. He composed more than a hundred works in Telugu. He composed ‘Sri Krishnasweeyacharitam’, an autobiography in Sanskrit, rich in literary values. Felicitative decorations of the him such as, Suvarna Gandapenderam, Mani Kireetam, MahaMahopa-dhyaya insignia and medallions are being preserved at the Visaka Museum, at Visakhapatnam.

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1960 at age of 94


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