The Jagan-led Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday called it an end to the suspense around the Chairman post at TTD’s SVBC evacuated by the resignation of Prudhvi Raj followed by the controversial audiotape. Almost nine months after the TTD’s official devotional channel got a new boss. AP government on Wednesday appointed former MLA Dr Saikrishna Yachendra as SVBC chairman.
In the line of the orders issued, Yachendra, a descendant of Velugoti royal family of Nellore district will take up the chairmanship for the next two years. It can be noted that Yachendra, who is also a renowned spiritual singer has been giving performances in the name of Sangeetha Geya Dhara.
Besides his ardent research in music and mesmerising performances across the globe, Yachendra had a brief stint in politics during actor-turned-politician NTR’s tenure. Popular new anchor Swapna, Former CS IYR Krishna Rao and director Srinivasa Reddy are the other two names which were taken into consideration for the post.