Kamareddy District History

Kamareddy district is a district located in the northern region of the Indian state of Telangana. The district shares boundaries with Medak, Nizamabad, Sangareddy, Siddipet and Rajanna Sircilla districts and with the state boundary of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Kamareddy was named after Chinakamireddy who ruled the region in the 17th century. He was also the ruler of the popular Domakonda fort.

Old name of this place is KODURU

Banswada is a Town and Revenue division in Kamareddy district of the Indian state of Telangana. In olden times it's called Banavasavadi-70 and is part of Sabbisayira or Sayiri, which is now part of Kamareddy district.

The District is bifurcated from residual District of Nizamabad and formed as Kamareddy District from 11-10-2016 with ( 3 ) Revenue Divisions viz., Kamareddy, Banswada and Yellareddy and ( 22 ) Mandals including ( 1 ) Municipality i.e., Kamareddy. Rajampet, Bibipet, Ramareddy, Peddakodapgal and Nasrullabad are formed as new mandals apart from existing ( 17 ) Mandals.

973 AD : Soma Permanadi of Western Ganga Dynasty
10th April, A.D. 973 : Koraprolu, Medak District.
This inscription is dated S. 895, Srimukha Vaisakha su. 5, Thursday. (A.D. 973, April 10). The king's feudatory, Mahamandalesvara Soma Permanadi was governing Koraprola in Kasavula-seventy from the capital Koraprola. The inscription records land grants to the god Bibbesvara constructed by his father Bibbarasa. This is the earliest record of the Chalukyas of Kalyana in Telangana as it is dated in the regnal year of Tailapa II, the founder of the Chalukya dynasty.

Desaipet, Banswada
It records the grant of land by a certain Soma Permanadi bearing the titles, Savalakkamalla, Sanivara Siddhi, Pampana Gandha Varana and Lord of Banavasavadi-70 etc. for the daily rituals of the God. The importance of this record lies in the fact that, for the first time it mentions the place Bansavada, identifiable with modern Banswada

1039 AD : Chinur, Nagireddipet Mandal
This inscription is on a pillar in front of Hanuman banda in the outskirts of the village. The inscription is partly illegible. It records some gifts in the presence of god Nilakamtesvara by Alvayyarasar who was in the service of mahasamantadhipati ran andhira Nurmadi in the cyclic year Pramadi on Brihaspativara. i.e. Tuesday.

1098 AD - 1152 : Mallarasa
6th December, 1098 AD : Vijadnagar, Banswada
It records the gift of land for the maintenance of the daily routine of the temple Sayirabada. The gift was placed in the custody of Rudrasakti, the priest of Nakhareswara temple of Podana. The administrative division Sayirabada might be the same as Sabbisayira known already through several Kalyana Chalukya and Kakatiya inscriptions.

20th December 1098 AD : Wajidnagar, Bichkunda Mandal
This inscription is on a pillar near the tankbund. The inscription records the gift of 10 marttars of land for the worship and daily rites as well as repairs of the temple of Somanatha by mahamandalesvara Kalicorarasar, lord of Amaravati Pura, after washing the feet of Rudrasakti Pandita, on the occasion of Uttarayana Sankranti. It also mentions the names of officers viz., Prabhu dandanayaka Simgarasa, Heggade Nagadeva nayaka of the lord (Prabhu) Mallarasa.

1098 AD : Gundenamali, Bichkunda Mandal
This inscription is on a pillar near Hanuman temple. The inscription states that while the king Tribhuvanamalladeva was ruling, his feudatory Caundarasaru made a gift of some agricultural land and flower garden for the daily offerings of the Lord Samgamesvara.

It also mentions a gift of land made to the benefit of Sri Bimbavagama Yemagavun da, Ranagavunda and Samgamesvaradeva.

10th March, 1134 AD : Bheemgal.
This inscription is on a pillar near ruined Sivalayam. Records the gift of 8 marttars of Kariya (Black soil) and tota (garden land) towards the daily rites of the god Kesavadeva by Preggade Nagavarma who was in the service of mahamandalesvara Mallarasar.

1140 AD : Bodhan
This inscription is on a slab near a water tank. Mentions a certain Aliya Mallarasaru, Son-in-law of Eravarasa. It refers to some gift made by Mallarasaru to the god Siddhesvara of D[h]ronapalli. The gift particulars are not worn out.

4th June, 1152 AD : Jukkal
Nurmmadi Trailokyamalla (Tailapa-III) 
It is on a pillar in front of Hanuman temple. This inscription registers the gift of 20 and 12 marttars of land for the daily offerings and perpetual burning of the lamp to the gods Bijjesvaradeva and Nandi Betesvaradeva by mahamandalesvara Pereya Mallarasaru, during the reign of Trailokyamalladeva identifiable with Tailapa III.

1137 AD : Soma Permadi 
15th November, 1137 AD : Desaipet, Banswada Mandal
This inscription is on a stone slab in the courtyard of the Somesvara temple. The inscription registers some gift to the Jaina ascetic Balacamdradeva, after washing his feet by Dhumappa, towards maintenance of the Jaina basadi, while mahamandalesvara Soma Permadi was ruling.

1158 - 1323 AD : Kakatiya Dynasty Independent rule
1158 AD - 1195 AD : Rudradeva Son of Prola II
1195 AD - 1199 AD : Mahadeva Brother.
1158 AD - 1190 AD : Recherla Kata II

1199 AD - 1261 AD: Ganpatideva
1190 AD - 1262 AD : Recherla Rudra
Son of Kata II was the famous Recherla Rudra General for Kakatia kings Rudradeva, Mahaadeva and Ganapatideva.

Rudra in his last days deputed his general Recherla Rudra to subdue the Bottu chief of Koravi. 

1199 - 1202 : Ruled Kakatiya Kingdom after the death of Mahadeva
When Kakati Rudra died in 1195 AD, many enemies tried to conquer the territory. General Recherla Rudra defeated Nagati Bhopal and all other enemies and ruled kakatiya kingdom from 1199 AD to 1202 AD after the death of Kaktiya King Mahadeva (1195 - 1199 AD) until the return of captured Kakatiya King Ganapatideva in 1202 AD.

1261 AD - 1289 AD : Rudramadevi
1262 AD - 1281 AD : Recharla Mallaya Reddi or Malliraju
lord of Penugonda
3rd September A.D. 1280 : Yadaram, Bibipet (Mandal). 
This inscription is on a pillar near Shiva temple. This record states that a certain Malliraju, a feudatory of Kakatiya Rudramadevi, issued a grant towards the daily rituals of Sriparvatanadha in memory of his demised father namely Yadaborayamalli for his blessings. This inscription specifically mentions the name of the queen Rudramadevi whereas generally we find her being described as Rudra deva maharaja in many inscriptions.

19th July A.D. 1281 : Kupriyal, Kamareddy District. 
 It records that a certain Racha Mallaya Reddi lord of Penugonda, a subordinate of queen Rudramadevi, who held the titles Nirbhayamalla, Rayastha panacharya, granted some lands, for the daily worship of the God Nilaknanthadeva and two vrittis of land in addition to the lands, towards meeting the salaries of courtesans employed in the service of the temple.

1289 AD - 1323 AD : Prataparudra

1310 : Malik Kafur general of Delhi Sultanate Alauddin Khilji defeated Prataprudra II and was forced to pay annual tribute to Delhi. It was probably at this time that the Koh-i-Noor diamond passed from Kakatiya ownership to that of Alauddin, along with 20,000 horses and 100 elephants

1323 : Ulug Khan son of Ghiyasuddin captured Warangal from Parataparudra II.

1323 AD - 1336 AD :  Tughlaq Dynasty (1320 AD - 1413 AD)
1323 AD - 1325 AD : Ulug Khan or Muhammad bin Tughluq (1325 AD -1351 AD)
Ghiyasuddin Tughluq's son and general Ulugh Khan (Muhammad bin Tughluq) captured Warangal in 1323, Ulugh Khan himself took over the Governorship of what is now a new province of "Teling" (Telangana) in the Sultanate. Gannaya was captured and converted to Islam, given the name Malik Maqbul and found a place in the new regime. When Ulugh Khan left for Delhi soon afterwards, he left Warangal in the charge of Malik Maqbul. Ulugh Khan succeeded Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq as the new Sultan of Delhi under the name Muhammad bin Tughluq

1325 AD - 1336 AD : Malik Maqbul or Gona Gannaya III, was a commander of the Kakatiya Empire under Prataparudra (r. 1289–1323). Marana's Markandeya Puranamu (in Telugu) names him as "Gannavibhudu" and describes him as the commander (Kataka paludu) of Warangal Fort, the capital of Kakatiyas. The term Mala Devudu (meaning "Lord") implies that he was very high up in the hierarchy.

1336 AD :  Kapaya Nayaka took control of Warangal from Malik Maqbul

1336 AD - 1368 AD : Musunuri Kapaya Nayak
1328 AD : A movement was started at Rekapalli on the bank of the Godavari under the leadership of Musunuri Prolaya Nayaka and his cousin Kapaya Nayaka

Kapaya Nayaka became the ruler in A.D.1333, after the demise of Prolaya Nayaka, and captured Warangal in 1336 AD.

Aug 3, 1347  - Feb 11, 1358 A.D : Ala-ud-Din Bahman Shah 
1347 AD : In 1347 AD Bahmani Dynasty was formed by Bahman Shah who wrested deccan from delhi 

1350: Bahman Shah led his first campaign against Warangal in 1350 and forced its ruler Kapaya Nayaka to cede to him the fortress of Kaulas in Kamareddy. Bahman Shah divided his kingdom into 4 provinces, the capitals of which are Gulbarga, Daulatabad, Ellichpur and Bidar. Bidar has Kandhar, Indur and Kaulas

1600 AD - 1640 AD : Chinakamireddy