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Kadapa District History and Culture

kadapa district history

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. In the year 1858 Kambam, Koyilakuntla and Doopadu Taluks were seded to Kurnool district and subsequently Madanapalli …

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Jagan Mohan Reddy

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy son of Late YSR and president of YSR Congress, is current MLA of Pulivendula constituency. YS Jagan also representing as the leader of the Government in Andhrapradesh Assembly. Exclusive profile of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy for our Readers… Ø Full Name : JAGAN MOHAN REDDY Yeduguri Sandinti Ø Father’s Name : Late Shri Y.S. Rajsekhar Reddy …

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Kadapa district named after YSR

Kadapa: Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday renamed Kadapa district as YSR district on the birth anniversary of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, who was popularly known by his initials. The state government issued a notification, renaming the native district of YSR.

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Anantapuram Gangamma Jaatara (fair)

Anantapuram Gangamma

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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Kadapa police now on web

Kadapa Superintendent of Police D.S. Chauhan launched a website of Kadapa police at the District Police Office here on Tuesday. On the website, people can lodge a complaint, ascertain the status of the complaint and ‘Dial Your SP’ petitions, the status of passport verification and “contact us”. The list of policemen who laid their lives in maintenance of law and order and the list of wanted criminals can be viewed, Mr. Chauhan said to

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Administrative Setup – Kadapa District

Region of the state where the district is located: Kadapa district is the extreme south eastern district of Andhra Pradesh and lies in the heart of the track of land that forms the southern deccan plateau, popularly referred to as the Rayalaseema. It lies between 13o 43’ and 15o 14’ of the northern latitude and 77o 55’ and 79o 29’ …

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Kadapa district is blessed with a series of beautiful valleys through which holy rivers like Pinakini (Pennar), Papaghni, Chitravathi, Mandavya, Cheyyeru cut across the district giving the land sanctity of their own. The river Penna is the most important river flowing right through the District whose legend is incorporated in a sasanam (inscription) at Gandikota.

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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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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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Linga Reddy warns TRS

KADAPA, 5th Jan’10: Proddatur MLA M. Linga Reddy asserted on Tuesday that TDP would organise a “Samikyandhra Garjana” and “Chalo Hyderabad” rallies in Hyderabad and dared the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) functionaries to obstruct MLAs, MLCs and functionaries of Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions.

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