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Devulapalli Amar who hails from a
family with cultural and literary
background has a rich experience
of three decades both in
journalism and trade unionism. He
started his career as a
correspondent for Prajatantra way
back in 1975 and made his mark
in several main stream
newspapers including Eenadu,
Andhra Bhoomi, Udayam, Indian
Express and Andhra Prabha before becoming Editor for
Prajatantra.
His longest innings was with Andhra Prabha where he served
as a staff correspondent and rose to the position of Assistant
Editor.
Amar, who was born to D.Madanmohan Rao and Saraswathi
on 15th August 1957 is known for his services in the field of
jounalism and for his spirit of fighting. In recognition of his
endeavour in trade union arena, where he fought for the
rights and welfare of journalists, Andhra Pradesh Union of
Working Journalists (APUWJ) which has a membership of
more than 7000 jounalists elected him as President twice
unanimously.
He was also Vice-president for AP Newspaper employees
federation affiliated to All India News Paper employees
Federation. He was member of the governing council of Press
Academy of Andhra Pradesh. He served both as president
and secretary of Hyderabad Press Club.
Profile
Name : Devulapalli Amar
Father's Name : D. Madan Mohan Rao
Date of Birth : 15th August 1957
Education Qualification : B.A. B.C.J.
Professional Experience
1974-75 : Reporter, Prajatantra
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1976-77 : Sub-Editor/Staff Reporter,
Eenadu Telugu daily
1977-84 : Sub-Editor/Edit page
incharge/Magazine Editor,
Andhra Bhoomi Daily
1984-86 : Senior Staff Reporter,
Udayam Telugu Daily.
1986-87 : Staff Correspondent, The
Sunday Observer,
a news Weekly published
from Mumbai
1987-91 : Staff Correspondent, Indian
Express/
Andhra Prabha, Karimnagar.
1991-97 : Chief Reporter/Chief of news
Bureau/
Asst.Editor, Andhra Prabha
Telugu Daily.
1998 - : Editor - Prajatantra Daily
News Paper &
Prajatantra Weekly news
Magazine.
Positions held : Secretary : HUJ
President : AP Union Working Journalists,
Karimnagar Dist. chapter.
Secretary : Press Club, Hyderabad.
President : Press Club, Hyderabad.
Vice-President :
AP Newspaper Employees
Federation
President : AP Union of working
Journalists (got elected
unanimously for 2 terms)
Secretary : AP legislative Assembly Press
Gallery Committee
Governing Council
Member :
Press Academy
and well connected with
several Social Organisations.
National Executive
Member :
South asian free media
association (SAFMA)
For correspondence : Plot. A-88,
Journalists Colony,
Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
Ph : 23548648,
Cell : 98480 48536
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