Friday, 15 February 2013

welcome to mana kadapa


Welcome To Ysr Kadapa


Kadapa had historical importance since BC era. It was connected with Mouryans in BC era and Sathavahanas in the third century AD. It was part of the area ceded to the British by Nizam. The District was formed by splitting the Ceded Districts into two in 1808 during the British rule, the other district being Bellary[2]. The British spelt the district as Cuddapah.



The district is part of Rayalaseema, commemorating the name of Rayulu (Kings) of theVijayanagar Empire, who ruled the area in 16th century. Gandikota fort located on the bank ofPenna river was the citadel of Pemmasani Nayaks, commanders of Vijayanagar army and who won the battles of RaichurGulbarga for the Vijayanagar kings. and
The old records of the district reveal that Kadapa previously called Gadapa which means inTelugu language threshold. The ancient village of Kadapa with its large tank and temple of Lord Venkateswara at Devuni Kadapa was convenient camping place for the pilgrims traveling to the holy shrine of Tirupathi. There was a belief that the pilgrims have to first visit Devuni Kadapa, before going to Tirupathi to pray of Saint Annamacharya and Saint Potuluri Veera Brahmam who foretold about the future and advocated a classless society. The ancient temple at Vontimitta which inspired Pothana to compose Andhra Maha Bhagavatham is also in the district.
Recent historical records reveal that in Jyothi village located in Sidhout mandal has 108 Shiva lingas on the bank of Penna river is considered as Dakshina Dwaram(South Gate) for the SriSailam Mallikarguna Temple(One of twelve Dwadasa lingas) also gained lot popularity in recent days. Presently Maditheti Mallikarjuna Reddy is Temple Chairaman.
Madhavaram sarees is famous for cotton sarees is located 18 km from kadapa towards tirupathi road.
The main rivers in this district are Penna, Chitravathi, Kunderu, Papaghni, Sagileru and Cheyeru.

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