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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.



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

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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