Hyderabad, Jan 18: Paying glowing tributes to the late Nandamuri Tarakarama Rao,on his 14th death anniversary, Telugu Desam Party chief Nara Chandrababu Naidu said `` NTR is just not a person but an institution.The TDP chief, who visited the NTR ghat here on Monday along with his wife Bhuvaneswari, and son Lokesh, showered praises on the founder of TDP.Interacting with the media the TDP chief said `` NTR has carved out a special place for himself in the field of cinema and history of Andhra Pradesh politics.
So far no one has attained that status, and In future no reach that level,’’ he averred.``He worked tirelessly for the welfare of the poor and the upliftment of the downtrodden. He not only brought recognition to the Telugu speaking people but also brought dignity and self respect, Chandrababu observed.Family members of NTR who visited the ghat include Harikrishna, Jayakrishna, Kalyanram, Jr NTR, Purandhereswari, Daggubati Venkateswara Rao and others.
Lakshmi Parvati, the widow of NTR visited the NTR ghat and paid floral tributes. Speaking to the media with tears in her eyes she said ``None had expected that TDP would be in such a sorry state of affairs’’. She vowed to take vengeance on those who backstabbed NTR when he was alive.