* JayaramItrajula, Research Scholar, Department of History, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
** Dr K.V.N Raju, Asst. Professor, Department Of History,Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
This paper is made to examine the contribution of Andhra kesariTanguturiPrakasamPanthulu to political development of Andhra.
In the days when the entire nation was in a political upheaval, the freedom movement of Andhra found a great champion in TanguturiPrakasamPanthulu who was a rare combination of a great lawyer, Journalist, nationalist and a politician.
It is no wonder that his lifelong, exertion in such diverse fields in the service of nation has earned him the honour of “Andhra Kesari” conferred on him by the people of Andhra Pradesh.
TanguturiPrakasampanthulu was the architect of modern Andhra Desa, he was a genius for conducting constructive programmes. Every moment of his life, he spent in the service of the great nation India.
Key words: Andhra kesari,Prakasam,Chief Minister