South Central Railway Scout and Guide Fellowship Organization conducted a three-day Cultural Meet commencing on the occasion of Ghantasala Satajayanthi Centenary Celebrations on 7th July, 2022. Shri V. Sudhakara Rao, President, SCR Scout Guide Fellowship and Principal Chief Material Manager, SCR felicitated the Veteran Scouters Shri C M Pagar, Shri Chinna Dorai, Shri CVL Narayana. Shri Ravi Padi, General Manager, CRIS/SC and many other dignitaries graced the occasion.
The cultural meet began with Ghantasala Satajayanthi celebrations held at Kamala Nagar Association Hall, ECIL. Shri Sudhakar lit the lamp as the opening signal of the ceremony, speaking on the occasion he said that conducting such programs under the auspices of the South Central Railway Scout and Guide Fellowship Organisation is wonderful and underlining the importance of conducting centenary celebrations of the legendary singer, who has rendered more than 10,000 songs in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages. Shri Vinod Babu, Nandi Awardee & Railway Employee along with Kumari Praneetha Team Ghantasala entertained everyone with his mesmerizing performance. Famous film writer Shri S V Rama Rao acted as commentator.
In this program, Balakameswara Rao too sang some familiar Ghantasala songs. Shri Ramesh Panchakarna, famous village phone record collector of South India, Shri Vamsi Rama Rao and Shri Mohan Rishi also participated. Further, a mythological drama was also performed in the cultural meet by renowned stage artists.
A Kavi Sammelanam event was also held as part of the cultural meet at Sundarayya Vignana Kendram, Baghlingampally, Hyderabad. In this more than 25 poets, eminent personalities from different fields and genere gathered for the day. This program was done in association with Telangana Praja Samskrithika Kendram (TPSK). The program saw participation of many upcoming singers, several cultural activists and large gathering of audience making the Cultural Meet a grand success.