Rajamahendravaram: Suhrunmandali on Saturday felicitated ‘Sastri Nidhi’, ‘Mahamahopadhaya’ and President of India awardee Viswanadha Gopala Krishna at Datla Subhadraayamma auditorium in which many elites of the city were present. Participating in the programme, Godavari Urban Development Authority (GUDA) former chairman Ganni Krishna said that the great scholar Viswanadha Gopala Krishna is an asset to the city. Receiving President of India award is a great honour to him as well as to the city and underlined the need to honour him. Also Read – Women docs appointed in key posts in Tirupati Advertise With Us BC Roy awardee and noted psychiatrist Karri Rama Reddy said it is proud to the cultural capital of the city in which Viswanadha Gopala Krishna was born and brought name and fame to the city with his excellence in Sanskrit. Awards and rewards are not new to him and Mahamahopadhaya title was conferred to him at the age of 60. Usually the title will be given in nineties, he said. Also Read – Event management students of SPMVV exhibit talent Advertise With Us Noted builder and philanthropist DVN Raju said the people in the city should learn things from the great scholar to lead good life. Mayor Pantham Rajani Sesha Sai said civic reception will be given to Viswanadha Gopala Krishna and the issue was taken to the notice of commissioner. Responding to the felicitation, Viswanadha Gopala Krishna said he wants to mingle with everything which gives him joy. Because of the blessings of the people, he was given President of India award and assured to keep up the values and glory of the grand city of culture. Dr Aripirala Nayarayana Rao, Perumalla Radhunadh, VVSK Kumar, JR Sarma, VV Gopal, Kavita Prasad and many others were present.