Professor Ravva Srihari passed away on 21 -04-2023 (Friday) at 10.00 p.m. Prof. Ravva Srihari had joined the Department of Telugu, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad in the year 1986. He headed the Department of Telugu from 1991 to 1998 and 1999 to 2001. He was the Vice-Chancellor of Dravidian University, Kuppam, from 2001 to 2004.
Prof. Ravva Srihari was born on 12-09-1943. He was one of the great and renowned scholars in both Sanskrit and Telugu.He compiled Srihari Nighantuvu, Annamayya Padakosam, Nalgonda Zilla Mandalika Padakosam, Sanketha Padakosam. He had written an interpretation of the Paniniya Ashthadhyayi a text that runs into 2000 pages. His contributions to the discipline, the Department, the School, the University and as the Vice-Chancellor of Dravidian University are immeasurable.
The University of Hyderabad extends heartfelt condolences to the family members of Prof. Ravva Srihari. May his soul rest in peace!