What is your purpose to joining Peace For The Soul:
To promote and protect peace through poetry contributions and to enlighten school children / college youth through the medium of poetry
LIST OF NOTABLE NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS
Poem ‘Nature and We’, for WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2012 received the HONOR as a HIGHLIGHT on the UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME (UNEP) USA website.
Global Harmony Association, Russia – Global Textbook titled, ‘The ABC of Harmony for World Peace, Harmonious Civilization’ – Nominated for the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE – 2013. The poet is one of the co-author.
Conferred with the highest Honorary Degree of POET LAUREATE by the Hangchon Culture Foundation, S. Korea & USA.
Name and poem featured in UK Literary Magazine, PHOENIX NEW LIFE POETRY Spring 2012 issue, along with INDIAN poetry stalwarts like Saroji Naidu, Ravindranath Tagore, Toru Dutt, Govind Krishna Chettur.
Received Director’s Award for Poetry-2012, for the best International finalist Poem from the internationally reputed Love Foundation, USA.
Presented with a GOLDEN PEN and awarded with CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE Writers Globe, India.
Member of Commissioner of Editor Committee for the International Lit. Art Magazine, ‘The Moon Light of Corea’, Seoul, South Korea.
Named featured in the OUTSTANDING PEOPLE OF THE 20TH CENTURY, by International Biogrophical Centre, Cambridge, England.
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION from SAVE THE CHILDREN, USA.
INTERNATIONAL AWARD in Light Verse Category in the 63rd Annual International Contest conducted by the Poets Roundtable, USA.
Contributed to the WORLD’S LARGEST POEM FOR PEACE alongside President Clinton, Senators, Members of Congress, the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and poets from over 70 nations.
Nominated by the International Forum for the Culture of Peace (IFLAC), Israel, as IFLAC DELEGATE FOR INDIA.
That apart, acknowledged by no less than Shri APJ Abdul Kalam, Atal Behari Vajpayee, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, President & Prime Minister of France, President of Spain, apart from receiving honours from the UNO, UNESCO, two former Chief Ministers and Governor of Andhra Pradesh
Interests and activities:
- Composing poetry
- Reading books on literature
- Translation of spiritual books from Telugu (local) to English