Maithili is an Indo-Aryan language native to the Indian sub-continent, mainly spoken in India and Nepal. In India, it is spoken in the states of Bihar and Jharkhand and is one of the 22 recognized Indian languages. Tirhuta was formerly the primary script for written Maithili. Less commonly, it was also written in the local variant of Kaithi. Today it is written in the Devanagari script. 1.12 % of the population speak Maithili in India.
puttaparti Narayanacharyulu was born on 28th march of 1914, at Chiyyedu village, Anantapuram district.
He belongs to Sri Tatacharya’s family , who once used to be a guide to Sri Krishnadevaraya. His parents were Sriman Puttaparti Tirumala Sreenivasacharya and Srimati Kondamma. Mr. Tirumala was a pandit and kondamma was a poet and scholar in music. Mr.Narayanacharyulu was influenced by his parents. He spent his childhood days at Anantapuram district. Mr.Puttaparti practised writing poems (rhymes) at an age of 12. He studied Sanskrit literature at Tirupati sanskrit college and learned grammar, figures of speech etc., Also learned Bharatanatyam under the guidance of dancer Ranjakam Mahalakshmamma and was also skilled at Classical music from Pakka Hanumanthacharyulu. Mr. puttaparti started working at Ramakrishna High school, kadapa. He was not only a great author but also a polyglot , classical poet, composer and translator and had a great knowledge on puranas viz, Bharatam , Bhagavatam, Ramayanam etc., and was skilled at art, culture, literature , music, astrology etc., Being a Viasya, he offered prayers at Sri Agasthyeswara temple, proddatur. One of his famous poems were “Sivathandavam”, which brought name and fame. Swami Sivananda Saraswati Narayanacharya honoured him with a name “Saraswatiputra”. A poem named “Penugonda Lakshmi” , written by him at an age of 12 has been published by Madras University . Further he wrote a novel named “The Hero”. Mr.Narayanacharyulu was married to Smt.Puttaparti Kanakamma and had five daughters and one son. His wife Smt.Kanakamma was also a poet of her own calibre. “Gandhiji Mahaprasthanam ” , “Agniveena ” and many more were penned by her. Mr.Puttaparti was honoured with “Padmasri” in the year 1972 and “Sahitya Academy Literature Award” in the year 1979 for his work on “Janapriya Ramayanam” and with “Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad Award ” in the year 1988 for “Srinivasa Prabandham”. P.N.Sahithi Peetham installed a Bronze statue of Mr.Narayanacharyulu at proddatur in the year 2007. He was expired on 1st september of 1990 at an age of 76 at kadapa, Andhra Pradesh.
Global Childhood Report 2019 released by UK-based NGO Save the Children on Wednesday revealed.
According to the report, India has strived to bring down the number of married girls in the age group of 15-19 years by 51% in the last 19 years.
India’s literacy rate is at 74.04%. Kerala has achieved a literacy rate of 93.91%. Bihar is the least literate state in India, with a literacy of 63.82%.