Gidugu Venkata Ramamurthy (1863-1939) was a Telugu writer and linguist from Andhra Pradesh, India who advocated using the common spoken dialect of Telugu as the standard form instead of the formal literary style. He published works in colloquial Telugu including stories, plays, and essays on social reform. Ramamurthy served as a teacher and headmaster for over 30 years. He is remembered as a pioneer of modern Telugu literature and language reform.
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- Gidugu Venkata Ramamurthy was a Telugu writer and linguist born in 1863 in Andhra Pradesh, India.
- He advocated for using a common dialect spoken by the masses as the standard form of Telugu, rather than the formal literary style.
- He published many works in colloquial Telugu, including stories, plays, and essays on social reform topics.
- He served as a teacher and headmaster at schools in Machilipatnam and Rajahmundry for over 30 years.
- Ramamurthy died in 1939 at the age of 76. He is respected as one of the pioneers of modern Telugu literature and language reform.