13,000 attend Telugu cultural event at PICC

Around 13,000 people flocked the Putrajaya International Convention Centre on October 8 in a large scale celebration for the 150th anniversary of Telugu Heritage in Malaysia.

The event was graced by many luminaries from Andhra Pradesh which includes politicians and members of the ‘Tollywood’ film fraternity, with Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak serving as the chief guest.

Organized by the Malaysian Telugu Association (TAM), the 12-hour event drew audiences from all over the peninsula, as the local Telugu community attempted to channel their needs and aspirations to the leaders in attendance.

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