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Sep 05, 2011
Zee – 24 Gantalu honors personalities as Animuthyalu

Zee – 24 Gantalu honored 15 distinguished personalities as AANIMUTHYALU, in a pleasant gathering at N-Convention in Madhapur.  This is the first of its kind initiative 'Animuthyalu' to honor distinguished individuals and unsung heroes who have achieved exemplary excellence in their respective fields in Andhra Pradesh. AP Assembly Speaker Mr. Nadendla Manohar gave away the trophy.  Zee News Limited CEO Mr. Barun Das, Former Badminton World Champion Mr. Pullela Gopichand, Zee - 24gantalu Business Head Mr. Shailesh Reddy were among the present on the stage.

Zee – 24 Gantalu by research and reference with the several sources, honor the personalities in the fields of Agriculture, Literature, Social service, Music, Business, environment, Sports and a category of Unsung Heroes. Apart from these Mr. Chukka Ramaiah was honored with special award for his contribution in education field, for which AP stood top in IIT entrance all over India. Badminton Champions Gutta Jwala and Ashwini Ponnappa were also honored for their contribution to the nation in sports. Appreciation came in the hall when the 'Unsung Heroes' Lake police and the archery coach (Late) Lenin's wife were honored by speaker Nadendla Manohar and the guests on the stage. Lake Police of Hussain Sagar saved 67 lives in the last six months. Mr. Lenin was an archery champion who passed away in a road accident in Hyderabad. These two were identified as Unsung Heroes.

While giving the Puraskararam Mr. Nadendla Manohar applauded the event for Zee – 24 Gantalu selected the persons with a great integrity and uniqueness in their fields. “I was not so serious when listening about this honors, but I am really feel happy and I would have missed an opportunity to honor these unsung heroes of the society if I am not attending this great event” said AP Assembly Speaker Mr. Nadendla Manohar.

Mr. Barun das, CEO - Zee news limited
said, “Zee news is a largest news network, not only it gives news but also we have a social responsibility to fulfill. In continuation of our efforts since few years, we have started 'Ananya Samman' which honors distinguished persons in the national level. In the regional level first we have started in Zee-Bangla. Last year we presented Parisramika Puraskaralu, an award for outstanding industrialists in Zee-24gantalu. In this saga now we have contemplated 'Aanimuthyalu' in the same channel. In future also Zee News will work for the cause of the society.”

In the function, before the guests honor the personalities, a brief presentation was displayed on the screens about their achievements and contribution to the society in their respective fields. Mr. R. Shailesh Reddy, editor and business head of Zee-24gantalu gave vote of thanks.

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