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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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PROFILE OF KADAPA DISTRICT

Kadapa district is said to be the heart of the Rayalaseema as it is centrally located and well connected with the four districts of Rayalaseema.The old records of the district reveal that Kadapa previously called Gadapa which means in Telugu language threshold. The ancient village of Kadapa with its large tank and temple of Lord Venkateswara at Devuni Kadapa was …

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Physical Features of Kadapa District

Kadapa district is the extreme south easterndistrict of Andhra Pradesh situated within the geographical co-ordinate of 13o – 43o and 15o – 14o of northern latitude and 77o – 29o of eastern longitude. The latitude varies from 269 to 3787 metres above sea level. The district is bounded on north by Kurnool, on the south by Chittoor, on the west …

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