Bay area meet

As part of its national campaign of " Change & Hope with Chiranjeevi" Progressive Telugu Org ( PTO) organized its fifth event in Bay Area, CA on 12/29/07.
PTO Bay Area Co-ordinators Srinivas Manapragada and Kalyan Palla welcommed the audience .
All the attendees observed two minutes silence and paid homage to Sri Venkat Rao and hoped Chiranjeevi would recover from this shock soon.
Ram Tatineni, Nataional Convener of PTO started the meeting and conveyed the "Change & Hope With Chiranjeevi" message to the audience and explained need of the day for the state of AP to have an alternate political party with leadership of Chiranjeevi .
Noted california Indian journalist Mr Sam Rao participated in the event.
Several local area activists and Chiranjeevi Well-Wishers participated in the discussion and expressed their opinion on wide variety of topics including the need for the new party, policies of new party, how to avoid corrupt/criminal political leaders from other parties to new party.
Speakers included Srinivas Manapragada, Kalyan Palla,Lakshman,Bharath,Srikanth Doddapaneni  and others.
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Srinivas Manapragada, Welcoming the gathering and introducing Ram Tatineni Ram Tatineni conveying the "Change & Hope with Chirajeevi" to Silicon Valley audience
Venkat Sharing his views
Bharat explaining the need for the clean and effecient process to choose candidates from the party to contect elections. Audience Laxman expressing his ideas
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