Pingali Lakshmikantam was an Indian poet and writer.
Lakshmikantam was born into a Brahmin in Arthamuru, West Godavari district, British India. His father was Venkataratnamu, his mother was Kutumbamma. Ancestors of Pingali family were Tikkana and Pingali Suranna.
He studied up to fifth grade in Guduru, 6th and 7th grades in Repalle, and from 8th grade through his BA in Bandar. After finishing the Secondary School Leaving Certificate,
Lakshmikantam worked as a copyist for 2.5 years in the sub-court of Vijayawada. After finishing his BA, he taught at Bandaru Noble School and later at Bandaru Noble College until 1926. After a ... more »
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