World Telugu Conference 2017 LIVE: The beauty of any language is its consistent evolution over time and geographical spread, and the way it gets enriched with literary influences from varied sources. The desire to experiment and yet adhere to a grammatical construct contributes to its longevity. The debate about using a regional language’s expressional range and making it accessible to a common man is a universal one.
The history of ‘Telugu literature over 1000 years isn’t about its ornate wordplay alone — it has often mirrored the society of a particular time-frame and many a time have foretold what the future holds for us —Vemana Padyalu for instance. That Hyderabad plays host to the World Telugu Conference in the youngest state of the country comes with immense historical significance.