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సీమ కన్నీటి ధారల ‘పెన్నేటి పాట’

కృష్ణా-పెన్నార్‌ ప్రాజెక్ట్‌ను రాయలసీమ అవసరాలు తీర్చేవిధంగా సిద్ధేశ్వరం వద్ద నిర్మించాలని రాయలసీమ వాసులు కోరారు. సీమవాసులకు చుక్క నీరు అందని విధంగా 1954లో రాయలసీమకు దిగువ భాగాన ‘నాగార్జునసాగర్‌’గా నిర్మించారు. 23 లక్షల ఎకరాలకు సాగునీరు తెలంగాణ, కోస్తాంధ్ర ప్రాంతాలలో అందుబాటులోకి వచ్చింది. రాయలసీమకు మొండిచెయ్యి మిగిలింది. ప్రత్యేక రాష్ట్రం డిమాండ్‌తో 1969లో తెలంగాణ, 1972లో కోస్తాంధ్ర ఉద్యమించాయి. కానీ వెనుకబాటుతనం నుంచి బయటపడేందుకు రాయలసీమ ప్రాంతంలో 1983లో సాగునీటి ఉద్యమం జరిగింది. వెనుకబాటుకు గురైన రాయలసీమ ప్రాంతంతో పాటు కోస్తాంధ్రలోని ప్రకాశం జిల్లా, …

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Reliance outlets attacked over Russian portal expose on YSR death

Kadapa, Jan 7: An incensed mob attacked Reliance outlets in Kadapah, Anantapur districts and many places in Andhra Pradesh today after a Russian portal expose alleging involvement of India’s leading industrialist behind the September 2 helicopter crash at Pavuralagutta in which former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy was killed. Later, Russian Portal,, posted the lead story …

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Mines and Minerals in Kadapa District

Kadapa district is the repository of mineral wealth. The important minerals that are available in the district are  barytes, asbestos and lime stone. As per the 1983 survey of geological survey of India 30lakh tons of lead, 74,000,000 tons of barytes, 27000tons asbestos deposits are there. It is estimated that 700lakh tons of barytes deposits might be there in Mangampet. …

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Rampulla Reddy is back as RJD

KADAPA: K. Rampulla Reddy assumed charge as Regional Joint Director of Information and Public Relations, Zone IV, at Kadapa on Monday. He was posted to Kadapa on promotion in place of RDD G. Vijayalakshmi, who has been transferred and asked to report in the Commissionerate of Information and Public Relations at Hyderabad. A former District Public Relations Officer of Kadapa, …

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bommireddy narasimha reddy

Padmabhushan Dr. Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy, popularly known as ‘BN Reddy’ holds a special place in the history of Telugu Cinema. He is the director who balances artistic values and business needs in the right proportion. A commemorative postal stamp on  BN Reddy was released by the Department of Posts, Government of India on the occasion of the Centenary Celebrations of Dr. …

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Kadapa district is endowed mainly with red and black soils ranging from poor to fertile soils. The soil of the district  has been classified into red ferruginous soil and black spoil. These two classes can be sub divided into clay, loam sand with finer distinctions.  Red soils occupy 53% of the cultivated area and are mostly situated in L. R. Palli, …

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Rayachoty – A Major Town of the Kadapa District

Rayachoti is the headquarters of the constituency and it is one of the major towns of Kadapa district. Rayachoti is well connected to Bangalore by road and is at a distance of 180 km. From old inscriptions it is clear that the original name was Raja-vTdu (Rachaveedu) or the ” king’s dwelling-place; ” but the early history of the village …

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Irrigation Projects in YSR District

irrigation projects

Irrigation Projects – Kadapa District Irrigation in Kadapa district is through major, medium and minor irrigation projects. There are 4 major, 5 medium completed irrigation projects in the district. The major irrigation projects are 1) Kurnool-Kadapa canal 2) TBP HLC Stage-I, 3) TBP HLC Stage-II (Mylavaram) and 4) Pulivendula Branch canal with a total ayacut of 2,27,896 acres. The five …

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Tense Situation in Kadapa

KADAPA, Dec20: A tense situation prevailed on Sunday in Pulivendula and Kadapa where mobs protesting against the arrest and hospitalisation of Congress leader Y. S. Vivekandanda Reddy attacked public property on Saturday night causing a loss estimated by Inspector General of Police R. P. Thakur at Rs. 10 crore. Deploring the arrest of Mr. Reddy, younger brother of former Chief …

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Student immolates self over arrest of Viveka

Kadapa, Dec. 20: A tense environment is prevailing in Kadapa district with MLC Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy’s arrest on Saturday evening. Irate protesters resorted to vandalism from Saturday night and this continued on Sunday. Public life was completely disturbed with the three-day bandh called by agitators protesting against Mr Vivekananda Reddy’s arrest. An ITI student Chandrashekar, upset with the arrest, committed …

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