Actor-writer-director Tanikella Bharani says it is unfortunate that among dieing languages, Telugu is one among them. It is a duty of every person to protect our mother tongue. Participating as a chief Guest at Sankranthi celebrations at Andhra Education Society in New Delhi. Bharani said that he is very happy to see that NRI’s in Delhi are giving importance to Telugu language and people of Andhra Pradesh should learn from them the importance of Telugu. There is need to protect Telugu culture and traditions then only we can avoid rapes which have taken place in Delhi. He appreciated the efforts of AES for their services to the society. Noted writer Jonnavithula Ramalingaswara Rao was also present at the function.