Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu announced on Saturday that a 35 meters (115.5 feet) statue of Telugus Pride late NT Rama Rao will be set up at Capital Amaravathi. On the Birth Anniversary of the legendary personality, CBN appealed Centre to make NTR a 'Bharat Ratna' which is India's highest civilian honour. A resolution has been passed in this regard at the TDP Mahanadu held in Tirupati.
Naidu claimed NTR's Slogan 'Samajame Devalayam, Prajale Devullu' inspired him a lot. He opined NTR has got a distinctive style and became a role model for many in politics. Babu lauded the devotional roles played by NTR in his glorious career. On this occasion, Chandrababu Naidu declares Anna Canteens will be launched this year to offer food for poor at subsidised prices.