Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao released the book, “Vriksha Vedam” published by the Green India Challenge on the occasion of TRS MP J Santosh Kumar’s birthday at Pragathi Bhavan here today.
The book, written by Mamidi Harikrishna and edited by Desapathy Srinivas, has the shlokas highlighting the importance of trees; forests as depicted in the Indian Literature and beautiful photographs showcasing the beauty of the forests. The CM congratulated Santosh Kumar for compiling the book and said we have a rich culture, which treats trees as Gods. He said with the continuing efforts of the Telangana government the dream of Haritha Telangana is being achieved.
Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy, MLC Goreti Venkanna, OSD Deshapathy Srinivas, Cultural, Director Mamidi Harikrishna, Noted young director Purnachander Badavath, Green India Challenge Vice President Raghava and others participated.