|Winner of General Elections 2009 in Kakinada is M.M.PALLAMRAJU (INC)|
|M.m.pallamraju||INC||Hand||D.No.13-2-41/A Latchiraju Street Kakinada||323607|
|Chalamalasetty Sunil||PRAP||Railway Engine||3-212 Ward No.1 Vakalapudi Village Kakinada Rural Mandal||289563|
|Vasamsetty Satya||TDP||Bicycle||D.No.1-10-249/2/4/36 Ashok Nagar Hyderabad.||258046|
|Aluri Vijaya Lakshmi||LSP||Whistle||D.No.13-4-10 Ramaiah Street Kakinada||17904|
|Badampudi Baburao||IND||Sewing Machine||D.No.1-175/1 Kamarajupeta Kothapalli village Gokavaram Mandal||15532|
|Bikkina Visweswara Rao||BJP||Lotus||Kattamuru Village Peddapuram Mandal.||14861|
|Danam Lazar Babu||IND||Glass Tumbler||D.No.11-4-41 Radhalapeta Pithapuram||9188|
|Dommeti Sudhakar||BSP||Elephant||D.No.1-9-10/3 Samalkot||7716|
|Gali Satyavathi||RPI||Road Roller||D.No.11-2-44 S.C.Colony Jaggampeta||7263|
|Namala Satyanarayana||RDHP||Television||70-15-72/1 Godarigunta Kakinada||5287|
|Gidla Simhachalam||RDMP||Coconut||D.No.58-18-20/4 Korukondavari Street Maridammapeta Jagannaikpur Kakinada||4108|
|Udaya Kumar Kondepudi||TPPP||Ceiling Fan||D.No.66-3-11 Narasanna Nagar Kakinada||3874|
|Bugatha Bangarrao||CPI(ML)(L)||Flag with Three Stars||D.No.1-21-5/A Kondayyapalem Kakinada||3076|
|N.pallamraju||AJBP||Battery Torch||D.No.3-57 Nadakuduru village Karapa Mandal||2289|
|Chaganti Surya Narayana Murthy||IND||Scissors||D.No.9-139 Ramanayyapeta village Kakinada Rural Mandal||1866|
|Akay Suryanarayana||IND||Gas Cylinder||Near Ramalayam Venkatakrishnarayapuram village Samalkot Mandal||1390|
Origin of the name
- Kakinada is relatively a younger city compared to other major cities in Andhra pradesh. The city itself grew into prominence in the last 300 years after the European settlers arrived here and the British made it an administrative headquarters for the local area they ruled.
- Several theories exist regarding the origin of the name Kakinada. The most popular and probably correct theory is that the place where the city was built was called 'Kaki nandiwada' during the reign of Nandi kings who ruled prior to the arrival of the Europeans. The name was truncated to Kakinada over the passage of time.
- Kakinada has several names that is 1. Kakinada 2. Cocanada 3. Pensioner's paradise 4. 2nd Madras 5. Font city 6. Kakinandiwada
- The first European settlers in this port city were the Dutch, followed by the British and then the missionaries of the Canadian Baptist Mission in 1874
- After Independence, it was renaturalized to Kakinada, although a few organisations established during the British colonial rule retain the old name (e.g., Cocanada Chamber of Commerce).
- Kakinada is known as Second Madras. The original city that includes the central business district is a well planned city that is divided in several grids with main roads that are straight and are parallel which run across the city.
- Kakinada is famous for Cinema halls
- Kakinada is famous for the sweet named "Kakinada kaja " and Chicken Biryani
- Kakinada is the first place in Asia where the Bio Diesel plant is constructed.
- InKakinada.com World's first Geo-Visual city information & classifieds website portal which is implemented for first time in Kakinada by Nyros Technologies
GeographyKakinada is located at . It has an average elevation of 2 metres (6 feet). The 82 1/2 degrees east longitude, with respect to which IST (Indian Standard Time) is calculated, passes through Kakinada. Distances to other cities
- Bangalore 856 km
- Chennai 684 km
- Guntur 248 km
- Kolkatta (Howrah) 1028 km
- Hyderabad 553 km
- Mumbai 1234 km
- New Delhi 1848 km
- Rajahmundry 60 km
- Vijayawada 210 km
- Visakhapatnam 155 km
Civic administrationThe city of Kakinada is run by the Kakinada Municipal Corporation, run by elected representatives and a commissioner. The city is divided into 50wards and each ward elects a corporator. A mayor is elected for the entire city. The commissioner who is a (IAS) officer is appointed by the state government. It has a dedicated Collector's office for Administration of State and Central Government Programmes.
IndustryIn the late 1940s (around the time of Indian Independence) there was little industry in and around Kakinada and the local economy consisted mainly of agricultural and fishing. Six decades later, Kakinada's economy has a diverse Industrial base.
- Fertilizer Industry
- Auto and Iron/Steel ancillary industries
- Sugar Industry
- Petroleum Products
- Edible Oil Refineries and Biofuel Plants
- Electronics Industry
- IT / ITeS Industry
- Fishing and Aqua culture Industry
- Rice Mills
- Power Generation Industry
EconomyUntil early 1980s (before the fertilizer companies started their operation here), local economy was mainly based on autoparts, steel industry related ancillary units, agriculture and fishery industries. Exports consist of sea food(prawns,shrimp,fish) and related products, agricultural products like rice, corn,oilmeals etc, processed food products, chemicals, iron ore, bauxite powder , biofuel etc Imports consist of chemicals, edible oils, agricultural products (wheat, sugar etc)
EducationKakinada is a major hub fulfilling the growing educational demand of people within the district. The past decade has witnessed exponential growth and many residential colleges have established themselves to offer quality secondary education. There are also several professional colleges in and around the city offering courses in Engineering, Medical, IT and Management at the graduate and post graduate level. However, the pride of the town is the widely recognised and sought after Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University offering Engineering education and the Rangaraya Medical College, one of the best medical colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh. And for an example we have to know about the boy named Narendra.ch known famous in future for his work in the field of computer science is from kakinada.He compleated his primary and secondary education in Timpany High school& sri chaitanya college,respectively. A comprehensive list of educational institutions in Kakinada is available at
PeoplePeople from Kakinada can easily be identified by their characteristic Godavari Telugu accent. They have gained a reputation for being hospitable, polite and cultured in their interaction with people. The city of kakinada is a major educational center with several schools, colleges and Universities. A large part of the younger generation are migrating to the cities and out of the country in search of opportunities that meet their scale of ambition. However, there are significant parts of the society that ride the boom by expanding their businesses and investments. The local population is supplemented by immigrants who leave their villages to seek work and opportunity in this bustling city.
FoodEast Godavari is famous for traditional Andhra cuisine and Kakinada is no different - mouth watering pickles (Aavakaaya) made from mango, vegetables (e.g. Caulifower Aavakaaya), chicken, shrimp, mutton and even fish. Interestingly, a few people here swear by the pungent aroma and the lingering taste of dried fish (Endu Chepa) and shrimp (Endu Royya). There are many good places to dine in located across the various parts of the town. One of the well known restaurants, famous for its warm services and the copious quantities of food is Sri Krishna Vilas popularly known as Subbiah Hotel. Many people from the district swear by the food at this place, garnished with cashew nuts and ghee. This city is also famous for its unique Kakinada Kaaja which later was very popular not only in Andhra but also in far away places like Bihar and U.P.. Kotiah Sweets (founded in the year 1900) is locally the most famous and possibly the earliest known maker of Kakinada Kaaja, a sweet made from maida and dipped in sugar syrup. The locals frequent the innumerable carts strategically located at populous street corners to get their share of bhajis and a delightfully tasty mixture of onions, toasted rice, and sev (Pidatha Kindha Pappu). Kakinada is also one of the few regions in the entire Andhra Pradesh where Chekkarakeli aratipandu (banana) and Kothapalli kobbari maamidipandu (mango) are available.Kakinada is also famous for its delicious pesarattu, a breakfast or brunch item formed into crepes from moong daal (pesara pappu), green chillies, ginger and cumin. These are sold in restaurants as well as street stalls.
SportsCricket is the most popular game followed by football and Athletics. The city is home to a number of local cricket teams participating in various district and zonal events. Gully cricket - a form of cricket played in empty streets or maidans is a popular pastime for local school/college going kids in the evenings. Kakinada has a cricket stadium used for Ranji Trophy matches. The Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) has a sports and recreation centre which is the key for the district's sports activities.
Some Informations has been taken from Wikipedia
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