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Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad
Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad at 2nd World Telugu Writer's Conference
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
10 April 1996 – 9 April 2002
Preceded byM. M. Hashim
Succeeded byRavula Chandra Sekar Reddy
ConstituencyAndhra Pradesh

Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad is an Indian writer and politician. He was the Chairman of the A.P. Hindi Academy, Professor in Hindi at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, and is a former Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh. In 2019, Andhra Pradesh Government appointed him as the Chairman of three posts namely., ie Andhra Pradesh Official Language Commission, Andhra Pradesh Hindi Academy and Andhra Pradesh Telugu Bhasha Abhivriddhi Samstha.

Following the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's proposal to change the name of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS) to Dr. YSR University of Health Sciences (YSRUHS), Mr Prasad announced his resignation as the Chairman of all the three posts. He was sentimentality and emotionally attached to former Chief Minister N. T. Rama Rao.

Literary works



  1. ^ "Gangasharan Singh Award". Retrieved 31 May 2021.