Anakapalle


Winner of General Elections 2009 in Anakapalle is SABBAM HARI (INC)

Updated Election Results Details of Anakapalle


Candidate NamePartySymbolAddressVote
Sabbam Hari INCHand50-95-4/11/1 SEETHAMMADHARA VISAKHAPATNAM-530013369968
Nookarapu Surya Prakasa Rao TDPBicycle8-2-293/82/2/317/A-A; ROAD NO.12 BANJARA HILLS M.L.A. COLONY HYDERABAD-500034317056
Allu Aravind PRAPRailway Engine8-2-293/82/A/1348 JUBILEE HILLS HYDERABAD-500034294183
Appa Rao Kirla BJPLotus6-25/1 SARADA NAGAR 6TH LANE KOTTURU PANCHAYAT ANAKAPALLI MANDAL18493
Nanda Gopal Gandham INDRoad RollerNARASINGABILLI VILLAGE KASIM KOTA MANDAL VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT12322
Pulamarasetti Venkata Ramana PPOITelevision2-34 CHEMALAPALLI VEPAGUNTA PENDURTHI VISAKHAPATNAM-5300149978
Pathala Satya Rao INDTable2-1-61 RAJUPALEM VILLAGE ANAKAPALLI MANDAL VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT9218
Venkata Ramana Babu Pilla BSPElephant15-12-34/1 SATHAKAMPATTU VEDDHI GAVARAPALEM ANAKAPALLI6964
Bheemisetti Nageswararao RJDHurricane LampTIMMARAJUPETA MUNAGAPAKA MANDAL VISAKHAPATNAM6578
Boyina Nageswara Rao JD(U)ArrowD.NO.1-4-199 ITO STREET GANDHINAGARAM ANAKAPALLI VISAKHAPATNAM3394
Total Votes1048154


Anakapalle or Anakapalli is a town in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, a state in India.

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Introduction

The Anakapalle town is very famous for its jaggery market. Its market is ranked second in India in terms of jaggery imports/exports. Anakapalle is also a very busy and famous business center in this region. Many people from the rural areas around the town cites Anakapalle as their destination for shopping and medical needs.

History

The town was originally under the rule of the Kalinga Empire, and later came under the rule of the Gajapati, Kakatiya, and Qutub Shahi empires. Around 1450, Appala Raju took over the rule of region under the Nawab of Arcot, with Anakapalle as his fortified headquarters.The saga of Anakapalle starts with a historian named "Tallapragada" place and found that Anakapalle. This was proved from the historical evidences found on Bojjana Konda. Satavahanas, Vishnukundans,Gajapathi's, Vijayanagara Samrats, Golkonda Samanta Rajulu ruled this place. Its alias names are Aniankapalli, Anekaphalle. Kanakapuri, Bellampatnam, and Anakapalli. It is located by the side of a holy river named Sarada. These historic monuments are of great interest to tourists. During the Independence struggle of India, many prominent leaders like Mahatma Gandhi visited Anakapalle. It is around 45 km in distance from Vishakapatnam. It is very famous town from andhra

Temples

  • Appalaraju built a temple to Kakatambika, a family goddess; later rules would rename the goddess Nookambika, or Nookalamma. The temple exists to this day, now controlled by the Endowments Department, a controversial government bureau that manages many Hindu temples. On “Kottha Amavasya,” a day before to Ugaadi Telugu New Year’s Eve, thousands of people from Andhra Pradesh come to the temple to worship. [1]
  • Another famous & important temple is Gouramma Gudi (the temple of Gouri) where every year in the last week of January People celebrates "Sambaram" a celebration which lasts for 10 days.
  • Anakapalle is also known for the nearby ruins of a Buddhist temple known as Bojjannakonda, or Sankaram. Thousands of old Buddhist monuments can be seen. It is sad that Archaeological department doesn't take much care of it these days.[2]
  • Sathyanarayana Swami temple is situated on the top of a small hill at Kasimkota about 2kM from Anakapalli. It is a pleasant place to visit.
  • Devipuram has a famous temple of Sri Rajarajeshwari Temple which is 12 KM from this town. This temple has the speciality of being world's largest and only temple in the structure of Sri Chakra.[3]
Most of the population of Anakapalle is Hindu, and thus it has quite a number of Hindu temples.As well it has other religious worship places like Maseedu(Mosque) in Masjid street and couple of Churches on Pudimadaka Road The popular temples are
  • Gowri Parameswara Temple
  • Peda Ramaswami Temple
  • China Ramaswami Temple
  • Venkateswara Temple
  • Santoshimatha Temple
  • Kanyakaparameswari Temple
  • Kaasi Viswanatha Temple
  • Bhogalingeswara Temple
  • Jaganthswami Temple
  • Venkateswara Swamy Temple(Gandhinagaram)
  • Sambashiva Temple
  • Shiridi SAI BABA Temple
  • Ragavendraswamy Temple
  • Anjaneya Swamy Temple
  • Sattammathalli Temple

Educational Institutes

-Colleges
  • A.M.A.L. College
  • Adinarayana Mahila Kalasala (Women's College)
  • Dadi Veeru Naidu Degree College
  • Konathala College of Arts & Science
  • Himasekhar Degree and PG College
  • Sai Kulvanth Inter and Degree College
  • Dadi Institute of Engineering and Technology (DIET)
  • Sarvepalli RadhaKrishnan Junior college
  • Samyuktha Degree college
  • Samyuktha Junior College
  • Srikanya Junior College
-Schools
  • A.M.A.A.English Medium High School
  • Municipal Gavarapalem High School
  • Municipal High School
  • Municipal Girls High School
  • Samyuktha High School
  • D.A.V. Public School
  • Diamonds Convent
  • Good Shepherd English Medium High School
  • Dr M.V.V.Satyanarayana Memorial Gurajada Public School
  • J.M.J. High School
  • Prasanthi Nikethan
  • Boddeda Gangadhar International School Of Interactive Learning
  • J.L. English Medium School
  • Bhashyam Public School
  • K.A.G. English Medium School
  • S.V.N. Public School
  • City Public School
  • Vasavi Bala Vihar
  • cambridge high school
  • Vijay Public School (Sarada Nagar)

Industries

The chief crop cultivated in this region is sugarcane and Anakapalle is well known for its jaggery industry. It is the largest source of jaggery in Southern India and the second largest in India. Velagapudi Steels also owns a steel mill near Anakapalle. [4] A sugar factory is situated at Thummapala, 2 km away known as Anakapalli Co-op. Sugars Ltd.,

Hospitals

  • The Area Hospital, Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhwana Parishad is located in Anakapalle. It has bed strength of 100 in-patients.[5]

Geography

Anakapalle is located on the banks of River Sarada at 17°41'N 83°01'E? / ?17.68°N 83.02°E? / 17.68; 83.02[6]. It has an average elevation of 26 metres (85 feet). NTR 100 beds hospital Appolo

Demographics

As of the 2001 Indian census[7], Anakapalle had a population of 84,523. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Anakapalle has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%, with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Parliamentary Constituency

Anakapalle is a parliamentary constituency in India. List of Members of Parliament:
  • 1952 Lanka Sundaram and Mallu Dora
  • 1957,1962 and 1967 - Missula Surya Naraya Murthy.
  • 1971, 1977 and 1980 - S.R.A.S. Applanaidu
  • 1984 - P. Appala Narasimham
  • 1989 and 1991 - Konathala Rama Krishna
  • 1996 - Chintakayala Ayyanna Patrudu
  • 1998 - Gudivada Gurunadha Rao
  • 1999 - Ganta Srinivasa Rao
  • 2004 - Pappala Chalapathi Rao
List of Rajya Sabha Members:
  • 1953-62 - Villuri Venkata Ramana

Agriculture

Anakapallian's are purely farmers. They produce lot of Rice, Corn, Sugarcane, and all types of vegetables.

Tourist Spots around Anakapalli

1.A famous tourist spot near by Anakapalli is KONDAKARLA AAVA (AAVA). This is like a small pond.a journey in this AAVA is very beautiful and memorable.by this movement a small wonder i should express to all i.e. a SHIVALINGAM is under the water in AAVA. All the Agriculture around this AAVA is prepared by this water. 2.Many Seashores you can find around this Anakapalli like MUTYALAMMAPALEM, TANTADI and mainly PUDIMADAKA (many hindu people visit this place at the time of KARTIKA POURNAMI by every year.

Sports

Anakapalli is popularly known to the game of KHO-KHO.Many people plays this game everyday.Highest Gold Medals won by this Anakapalli in various tournaments like State level, National level, and International level.

Assembly Constituency

Anakapalle is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. List of Members of Legislative Assembly:[8]
  • 1955 - Beesetti Appa Rao
  • 1951 and 1978 - Koduganti Govinda Rao
  • 1983 - Raja Kanna Babu
  • 1985, 1989, 1994 and 1999 - Dadi Veerabhadra Rao
  • 2004 - Konathala Ramakrishna

Some Informations has been taken from Wikipedia

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