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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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Demanding united Andhra Pradesh…

KADAPA:Dec14: Activists of Congress and Telugu Desam Party, several organisations, minorities and students took out ‘funeral processions’ of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Union Home Minister P. Chidamabaram and Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K. Chandrasekhar Rao and burnt their effigies before Kadapa Collectorate demanding united Andhra Pradesh. The Collectorate road was packed with large number of protesters and a spate of …

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సమైక్యాంధ్రకు మద్దతుగా…

కడప, 13 డిసెంబర్: సమైక్యాంధ్రకు మద్దతుగా రాజకీయ నేతలు పార్టీలకతీతంగా సమైక్యంగా ఉద్యమించేందుకు ఐక్య కార్యాచరణ కమిటీని రూపొందించారు. ఉద్యమ ఉధృతిని పెంచేందుకు సన్నద్ధమయ్యారు. ఆదివారం జిల్లా కేంద్రమైన కడపలో కాంగ్రెస్‌, తెలుగుదేశం, పీఆర్పీ, బీజేపీ, లోక్‌సత్తా పార్టీలతోపాటు వివిధ ప్రజా సంఘాల నాయకులు రౌండ్‌టేబుల్‌ సమావేశం నిర్వహించారు. 1948 నుంచే రాయలసీమ నినాదం వచ్చిందని అప్పట్లో మాజీ రాష్ట్రపతి నీలం సంజీవరెడ్డి తెలుగు రాష్ట్రంగా విడిపోవడం కంటే రాయలసీమ రాష్ట్రం ఏర్పాటు చేయడమే మంచిదని సూచించారని పలువురు పేర్కొన్నారు. ఆ వాదన అటు …

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Gandikota Fort

Gandikota

Gandikota is a small village (Lat. 140 47? N. and Long. 780 16?S.) on the Right Bank of the river Pennar, in Jammalamadugu taluk of Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh. Here lies the famous fort of Gandikota, which acquired its name obviously due to the gorge, formed between the Erramalai range of hills, also known as Gandikota hills and the river …

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YS Jagan visits flood areas

KADAPA: Kadapa Lok Sabha Member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy continued his tour of villages flooded by Kundu river for the third day by visiting marooned villages in Chapadu mandal in Proddatur constituency and Duvvur mandal in Mydukur constituency on Wednesday. Accompanied by Collector Shashi Bhushan Kumar, the MP inspected the gushing water from a bridge across Kundu river in Alladupalle in …

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YSR: From aggressive politician to mass leader

Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who grew from the faction-ridden and often violence-marked politics of Kadapa, steered his party through spectacular victories twice consecutively in the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections to emerge its undisputed leader in Andhra Pradesh.

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TALLAPAKA – BIRTH PLACE OF ANNAMACHARYA

Tallapaka

Tallapaka (Telugu : తాళ్ళపాక) is a village in Rajampet mandal of Kadapa district. The village has the distinction of being the birthplace of Saint Annamacharya the famous composer of devotional songs on Lord Venkateswara who made invaluable contribution to music and literature during the 15th century.He composed more than Thirty two thousand devotional hymns – Sankeerthanas.  These keerthanas were set to Carnotic …

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LANKAMALA SANCTUARY

lankamala

Spread over an area of 464.42 sq. km. in Kadapa district Lankamala sanctuary lies at a distance of 60 km (15 km by walk) from Kadapa town. The sanctuary has deep gorges and steep slopes with beautiful waterfalls. The forest of this sanctuary is dry deciduous thorn mixed forests, dry evergreen scrubs, etc. It is the home of Red Sanders, an endemic species …

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