HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday launched logos of the first Telangana World Telugu Conference and Telangana Sahitya Academy at Pragathi Bhavan. Noted painter and sculptor, who hails from Siddipet, MV Ramana Reddy designed the World Telugu Conference’s logo while Ravishankar, a noted painter from Cheriyal, designed the logo for Sahitya Academy.
On Sahitya Academy logo, a swan is drawn in filigree style in the middle of the logo. In the place of the swan’s beak, a pen’s nib is drawn. The swan is shown to be floating on pages of a book. On the upper side, the backdrop of the Telangana map is drawn and a full-grown tree is drawn on it depicting that literature is spreading like a full-grown tree in Telangana. In the middle of the logo a line from poet Palkuri Somana’s poem, ‘Sarasamai barigina jaanu telugu’ is inscribed.
On the World Telugu Conference logo, the famous Kakatiya Thoranam (Arch) is drawn in the middle of the Telangana map with two giant elephants, the symbols of the great Kakatiya dynasty are drawn in nakasi style. State bird Pala Pitta (Indian Roller) are drawn at the top of the logo. The slogan ‘Mana Telanganamu, Telugu Maaganamu,’ is also inscribed.