Rajamahendravaram gets Poetess Mollaâ€™s statue
KAKINADA: A bronze statue of Ramayana Poetess Atukuri Molla, popularly known as Kummara Molla, has been unveiled at Rajamahendravaram on Sunday jointly by state home minister Taneti Vanitha, Rajamahendravaram MP Margani Bharat and Rajanagaram MLA Jakkampudi Raja.
Vanitha underlined that Molla, whose father had been a potter by profession, wrote Ramayana in a marvellous manner. Her Ramayana is popular as Molla Ramayanam.
MLA Raja said present day women must take Molla as their ideal. He pointed out that great poets like Allasani Peddanna and Tenali Ramakrishna had highly appreciated the talent of Molla.
MP Bharat said the statue of Poetess Molla will become another ornament of Rajamahendravaram and River Godavari.
Others present on the occasion included programme organising committee chairman Rayapudi Srinivasa Rao, co-chairman Merugupalli Satyanarayana, convener Kaleswara Rao, Peruri Gangadharam, Y. Appa Rao Udayar, P. Bhadrayya, Gowthami Ghat Walkers and members of Yoga Welfare Association.