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Kadapa Shilparamam

Kadapa Shilparamam, a crafts village, conceived in the year 2009, is situated near RIMS hospital. Sprawling over 72 acres of land in Kadapa city of India. Shilparamam gives a scenic ambience of tradition and cultural heritage. For promotion and preservation of Indian arts and crafts and to motivate the artisans, the state government established this platform. Enchanting the blend of …

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Ameenpeer Dargah – Pedda Dargah

Ameenpeer Dargah

Ameen Peer Dargah (Asthana-e-Magdoom Ilahi Dargah complex) (Badi Dargah, Pedda Dargah) in Kadapa (Cuddapah) City is an example of the communal harmony preached by great saints and sages in ancient days. Come Thursday and Friday, scores of pilgrims cutting across religious faiths, throng the the 300-year-old shrine seeking blessings of saints Peerullah Hussaini and Arifullah Hussaini II who lie buried here. …

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Sankranti Festival in Kadapa District

sankranti

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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Devuni Kadapa Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Temple

Devuni Kadapa

Devuni Kadapa (Telugu: దేవుని కడప) is a place in Kadapa City, famous for the temple of Sri Laxmi Venkateshwara. It is historically been known as the gateway to the temple of Venkateshwara, the presiding deity of Tirumala. Also called as Devuni Gadapam , it derives its name from Gadapa , a Telugu word, which means Threshold or gateway or doorstep …

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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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Who is JaganMohan Reddy?

YS Jagan

Thirty nine-year-old Yeduguri Sandinti Jagan Mohan Reddy has been in the limelight ever since his father and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister YSR Reddy died in a chopper crash. The Congress did not appoint Jagan Mohan as his successor which fuelled trouble for both the faction-ridden state Congress unit and the party high command with his defiant attitude.

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