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Penna River

Penna River

Name of the River : Penna or Pennar Rises from : Chenna Kesava hills of the Nandi ranges of Karnataka Outfalling into : Bay of Bengal (at a place called Utukuru, 15 km east of Nellore) Principal tributaries : Jayamangal (Left side), Kunderu or Kundu (Left Side) , Sagileru (Left Side), Chitravati (Right Sode), Papagni (Right Side) and Cheyyeru (Right Side) …

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YSR District 2011 Census Statistics

Total Number of HouseHold : 706204 Population Persons Males Females Total 2,882,469 1,451,777 1,430,692 In the age group 0-6 years 331,586 172,902 158,684 Scheduled Castes (SC) 465,794 232,123 233,671 Scheduled Tribes (ST) 75,886 38,571 37,315 Literates 1,716,766 994,699 722,067 Illiterate 1,165,703 457,078 708,625 Total Worker 1,320,404 823,886 496,518 Main Worker 1,079,903 734,544 345,359 Main Worker – Cultivator 217,681 166,882 50,799 Main …

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Profile of Kona Sasidhar IAS, District Collector

KonaSasidhar

Name : Shri Kona Sasidhar Identity No: 01AP041600 Service/Cadre/Allotment Year : IAS/Andhra Pradesh/2003 Date of Birth : 18/08/1975 Place of Domicile : Andhra Pradesh Mother Tongue : TELUGU Languages Known : HINDI/ ENGLISH/ TELUGU Educational Qualifications: BA in Histroy, Political SCience & English from Nagarjuna University PG Diploma in Management from IIM, Bangalore Positions Held: Designation/Level Department/Office Experience (Major/Minor) Period  (From/To) …

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Sankranti Festival in Kadapa District

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Sankranti (Telugu: సంక్రాంతి లేదా సంకురాత్రి), the biggest harvest festival in Andhra Pradesh, that is associated with the annual cycle of seasons. Sankranthi is celebrated to mark the end of the harvest season during January. Sankranthi, the biggest harvest festival, is celebrated over three days. Each day is marked by different festivities. The festival is celebrated with the name ‘Pongal’ in …

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Two rocks of Buddha’s footprints found at Pullur

Two sets of Lord Goutama Buddha’s footprints found  in two different places nearby Pullur (Anjaneyakottalu) in khajipet mandal of kadapa district (YSR District) in Andhra Pradesh in India. These are discovered by Mr. Tavva Obul Reddy, a telugu short story writer and  honourary president of Telugu Saamajika samskritika sahityabhivriddhi samstha(Telugu social,cultural,literary development society), on 26 th May 2012 and this …

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