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Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad at 2nd World Telugu Writer's Conference

Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad is an Indian writer and politician. He is the Chairman of the A.P. Hindi Academy; Professor in Hindi at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, and is a former Rajya Sabha Member.[1] He received the fourth highest Indian civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2003,[2] followed by the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2010.[3][4] The Government of India honoured him again in 2016 with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest Indian civilian award.[5]

Literary works



  1. ^ "Former Rajya Sabha member's book released". The Hindu. 23 February 2006. Archived from the original on 3 March 2006.
  2. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954–2014)" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs (India). 21 May 2014. pp. 117–166. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 September 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Draupadi's unending circle of suffering". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  4. ^ "The Hindu : Front Page : Poets dominate 2009 Sahitya Akademi Awards". 27 December 2009. Archived from the original on 27 December 2009. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Gangasharan Singh Award". Retrieved 31 May 2021.