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Paluguralla palli (B.Matam-Mandal)

Paluguralla Palli (Telugu: పలుగురాళ్ళపల్లి or పలుగురాళ్ళపల్లె) or Palugurallapalle also known as Swethapashana Puram is a Village in B.Matam Mandal of YSR (Kadapa) District and is a Grama Panchayat. It is Situated on the right bank of the river Sagileru on Porumamilla -Kadapa road at a distance of 12 miles to the north – west of Badvel and 39 miles from Kadapa city. This is the birthplace of Sreemad abhinavoddanda Vidyanarasimha Bharathee swamy, the head of pushpagiri Peetam.

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Ananthapuram Gangamma Jaatara (fair)

Gangamma Jaatara is celebrated annually. The temple plot was once a jungle. Peramvandlu the residence of Anantapuram, were reported to have cut and heaped of the thorny bush and placed a black stone to keep it in position. The next day they went with bullock cart to bring it from the hedge. But they could not lift the heap. Meanwhile a man possessed of the deity Gangamma revealed ...

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Castes and Tribes in Kadapa District – During 20th Century

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Among the castes first in numerical importance are the Kapus (Reddi community), who are the principal landowners of the Deccan. They constitute nearly one-fourth of the total population of the district, and consist of many sub-divisions. Of these the Pedakanti, Motati, Kodide and Pokanati Kapus are chiefly found in the taluks of Jammalamadugu, Proddatur, Pulivendla, Kadapa and Kamalapuram ; while …

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