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Kadapa stands top in country

kadapa stands top

Kadapa: Kadapa district has achieved a rare distinction by standing top in the country in implementation of Jal Shakti Abhiyan. Kadapa district has scored 69.79 points and stood top in the list. Notably, the district was at 222nd place on August 5. The Central government launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan with a target to improve groundwater table. Under the scheme, …

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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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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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HISTORY AND CULTURE OF KADAPA DISTRICT

Kadapa (formerly Cuddapah) district was formed in the early nineteenth century (in the year 1808) during the British rule with Siddavatam as it’s head quareters, which was later shifted to Kadapa in 1812. Until 1808, Kadapa was a division under erstwhile Anantapur Collectorate.

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