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P.V. Narasimha Rao

Name       :  Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao (P.V.) Born       : 28 June, 1921 in    Laknepalli, Warangal Rural, Telangana Died       : 11 AM - 23 December 2004, New Delhi, India. Profession : Lawyer, Politician Education  : Osmania, University of Mumbai,Nagpur University P.V. Narasimha Rao  was the 10th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996, who  was the first holder of this office from non-Hindi-speaking south India. He won eight consecutive elections and spent more than 50 years in his Congress party before becoming the prime minister of India. A father of eight children, he spoke 10 languages, and was a proficient translator. He first travelled abroad when he was 53, mastered two computer languages and wrote computer code in his 60s. He ascended into Prime Ministerial office at a time when India was stuck at its worst phase of economic turmoil. His keen foresight had initiated India to a path of liberalization, the ripples of which are felt by the country t

Telangana Districts

Telangana has 33 districts from 17th February 2019.  Telangana had 10 districts and changed to 31 on 11th October, 2016. Adilabad Bhadradri Kothagudem Hyderabad Jagtial Jangaon Jayashankar Bhoopalpally Jogulamba Gadwal Kamareddy Karimnagar Khammam Komaram Bheem Asifabad Mahabubabad Mahbubnagar Mancherial Medak Medchal Mulugu Nagarkurnool Narayanpet Nalgonda Nirmal Nizamabad Peddapalli Rajanna Sircilla Ranga Reddy Sangareddy Siddipet Suryapet Vikarabad Wanaparthy Warangal Hanumakonda Yadadri Bhuvanagiri

Telangana Irrigation

Irrigation Projects on Godavari River    Godavari River J.Chokka Rao Devadula Lift Irrigation Scheme  is a lift irrigation scheme near Gangaram (V), Eturunagaram (M), Jayashankar Bhupalpally District, Telangana, India to irrigate   6.21 Lakh Acres  in upland drought prone areas of Karimnagar, Warangal, Nalgonda and Medak Districts. It is the second biggest of its kind in Asia. Sriram Sagar Stage - I (Pochampad) Major Irrigation Project    constructed near Pochampadu, Nizamabad district to irrigate  1 million acres  (4,000 km2) to utilize 140 tmc water. As a result of Inter-State accord on sharing of Godavari River water, the allocation for this project was increased from 66 TMC to more than 200 TMC. Accordingly, the scope of Stage-I of the Project was enlarged by extending Kakatiya Canal upto Km.284.00, excavating Saraswathi Canal (Km.0.00 to Km.47.00) and Laxmi Canal (Km.0.00 to 3.50).  It also provides drinking water to urban & rural areas along the canal system, particularl

Telangana Rivers

Telangana has 2 main rivers Godavari and Krishna. Godavari River  - The river is also known as Dakshin Ganga and Gautami.  Origin : Western Ghats at Triambak near Nasik in Maharashtra Elevation : 1067 meters Length : 1,465 km (910 mi) Drainage : 312812 km Outflow : Bay of Bengal States : Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry (Yanam) and Telangana Length in Telangana : 600 km Start : Basar in the Nirmal district End : Bhadrachalam in Bhadradri Kothagudem district Districts : Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Mancherial, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Mahabubabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem The Godavari River is the second longest river in India after the river Ganges and the largest in Peninsular India.   Tributaries in Telangana Gollavagu,  Gundlavagu, Indravti, Kadem, Karanja, Kinnerasani, Laknavaram, Malluruvagu, Maner or Manair, Manjira, Murredu, Modikuntavagu, Palemvagu, Palleru, Peddavagu, Pranahitha, Ralivagu, Ramadugu, Taliperu, Suddhavagu, Swarna Manjira River tribut

Bathukamma Festival

Bathukamma is a colourful and vibrant festival of Telangana and celebrated by women, with flowers that grow exclusively in each region. This festival is a symbol of Telangana’s cultural identity. Bathukamma comes during the latter half of monsoon, before the onset of winter. The monsoon rains usually brings plenty of water into the fresh water ponds of Telangana and it is also the time when wild flowers bloom in various vibrant colors all across the uncultivated and barren plains of the region. The most abundant of these are the ‘gunuka poolu’ and ‘tangedu poolu’. There are other flowers too like the banti, chemanti, nandi-vardhanam etc. Bathukamma is celebrated by the women folk of Telangana, heralding the beauty of nature in vibrant colors of multitudinous flowers Bathukamma festival is celebrated during Durga Navratri. Bathukamma festival begins on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya and the festival continues till nine days, ending on the day of Durgashtami. Bathukamma means 'Mother G