|Nama Nageswara Rao ||TDP||Bicycle||H.No.11-4-65/C Nehru Nagar Khammam||469368|
|Renuka Chowdhury ||INC||Hand||H.No.8-1-116 Jahed Nagar Khanapuram Haveli Khammam||344920|
|Jalagam Hemamalini ||PRAP||Railway Engine||H.No.2-62 Paloncha Mandal Khammam District Nagaram Village||131135|
|Avula Venkateswarlu ||IND||Scissors||H.No.11-8-179/2 Lenin Nagar Khammam||23325|
|Jupelli Satyanarayana ||LSP||Whistle||H.No.10-4-8 Saibaba Temple Road Mamillagudem Khammam||12143|
|Banoth Laxma Naik ||IND||Road Roller||H.No.11-10-694/3A Burhanpuram Khammam||11642|
|Mallavarapu Jeremiah ||IND||Kite||H.No.8-5-81 Jammibanda Main Road Khammam||10190|
|Kapilavai Ravinder ||BJP||Lotus||H.No.2-12-395/2 Vidyaranyapuri Hanumakonda Warangal - AP||9644|
|Thondapu Venkateswara Rao ||BSP||Elephant||H.No.4-2-214 Indira Nagar Khammam - AP||6302|
|Chanda Lingaiah ||IND||Maize||Pinapaka Mandal Khammam District Chirumalla Village||4543|
|Danda Lingaiah ||IND||Gas Stove||Kamepalli Mandal Khammam District Maddulapalli Village||3893|
|Manukonda Raghuram Prasad ||PPOI||Television||H.No.5-1-188/1 Kaviraj Nagar Khanapuram Haveli Khammam||3868|
|Shaik Madar Saheb ||TPPP||Jug||Thallada Mandal Khammam District Kurnavalli Village||3036|
is the headquarters of the Khammam District
in Andhra Pradesh state of India.
The name of the town Khammam is derived from the name of a local hill called Stambhadri which has an ancient temple of Narasimha Swamy on its top. This temple is believed to have been existing since Treta Yuga. The name of the town, Stambhadri, later became Kambhadri, Kambham mettu, Khammam mettu and finally, Khammam when it became the district headquarters. The town is located on the banks of a river called Munneru
which is a tributary of the Krishna River. Khammam district has a lot of historical importance in Andhra Pradesh.
Khammam town which was the seat of Taluk Administration was part of the larger Warangal district, till 1 October, 1953. Five taluks of the Warangal district viz., Khammam, Madhira, Yellandu, Burgampadu and Paloncha (Now Kothagudem) were carved out and a new district Khammam with Khammam as District Headquarters. In 1959 Bhadrachalam Revenue Division consisting Bhadrachalam and Manuguru Venkatapuram Taluks of East Godavari district, which were on the other side of the river Godavari were merged into Khammam on grounds of geographical contiguity and administrative viability.
There is a festival held in Khammam remembering the old name "Stambhadri".
The district constitutes the following Legislative Assembly constituencies:
||Current Member of Legislative Assembly
||Payam Venkateswarlu CPI
||Tammineni Veerbhadram CPI(M)
||Sunnam Rajaiah [CPI(M)]
||Katta Venkata Narsaiah CPI(M)
||Gummadi Narasaiah CPI(ML) New Democracy
||Vanama Venkateswar Rao Congress I
||Sambhani Chandrasekhar (Congress I)
||Jalagam Venkatrao (Congress I)
||Ramireddy Venkata Reddy (Congress I)
Khammam district has two Loksabha
constituencies which are Khammam
The current Member of Parliament from the Khammam (Lok Sabha constituency) is Smt. Renuka Chowdary
of Indian National Congress. The member of Parliament from Bhadrachalam (Lok Sabha constituency) is Sri Babu Rao Mediyam of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
||Current Member of Legislative Council
||Chukka Ramaiah United Teachers Federation CPI(M)
||Kapilavai Dileep Kumar TRS
||Local Bodies Constituency
||Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka (Congress I)
||Puvvada Nageswara Rao (CPI)
Rail: It is well connected by rail, nearest railway
station KHAMMAM (grade A station)
Air: Nearest airport is Hyderabad, (new Airport is sanctioned in KHAMMAM itself)
Road: It is well connected by road ways from anywhere in India.
Khammam is located at 17°15'N 80°09'E? / ?17.25°N 80.15°E? / 17.25; 80.15
It has an average elevation of 107 metres (351 feet). The district is bounded by Chhattisgarh state to the north, Orissa state to the northeast, East and West Godavari
districts to the east, Krishna District
to the south, Nalgonda District to the southwest, and Warangal District to the west. It has an area of 16,029 km². Well known power city, Kothagudem, is located in this district.
As of the 2001 Indian census,
Khammam had a population of 158,022. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Khammam has an average literacy rate of 42%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 66%. In Khammam, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- Khammam Fort
- Kinnerasani DAM/Reservoir
- Papi Hills
- Stambhadri Narasimha swamy temple(gutta),Khammam city
- Lakaram lake, Khammam city
- Danavayagudem Botanical Gardens,Khammam city
Some Informations has been taken from Wikipedia
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