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Gadwal Saree

Gadwal Saree is a handcrafted woven sari style in Gadwal of Jogulamba Gadwal district in the Telangana State, India.  . Gadwal sarees are made from cotton and silk which is usually tussar or mulberry. “The dyeing is usually done at Chirala where the yarn is dipped in boiled coloured water at an extremely high temperature. Higher temperature means the colour will last a long time. It was registered as one of the geographical indication from Telangana by Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999. Though Gadwal is the most famous of all, there is an entire of cluster of smaller villages also engaged in weaving these sarees. Over 800 looms are used every day at Rajoli village to create these seven yard beauties. All sarees produced here are sold to the master weavers of Gadwal, which is probably why Rajoli is overshadowed. Other notable villages where they are made are Gattu, Yemmiganur, Aiza and Nagaladinne. It takes painstaking effort over five days

Suravaram Pratapa Reddy

Name         :  Suravaram Pratapa Reddy Born        :  May 28, 1896 in Boravelli, Gadwal  Died        :  Aug 25, 1953  Parents    :  Rangamma and Narayanareddy Education   : Graduated from  Nizam College , BA and BL degrees from Presidency College, Madras. Profession : P oet,  Scholar,   Freedom Fighter, Social historian and reformer , Lawyer, Journalist, Founder and Editor of   Golconda Patrika a Telugu-language journal .

Kurumurthy Temple

Kurumurthy temple built in 1350 AD is located on a Kurupathu hills near Ammapuram village Chinnachintakunta Mandal,  Jogulamba Gadwal District in Telangana State, India. The presiding deity is Lord Venkateswara ,who is also called as Kurumurthy swami . Sri Kurumurthy Srinivas Swamy Temple, considered as one of the oldest temples in Telangana and is known for its spiritual history and traditions being followed here. The legend says that the Lord gave darshan to a potter of kurava village and then settled on a hillock which is amidst seven similar hillocks. It is to be noted that Tirumala balaji is also settled on a hill which is one amongst seven hills . That is the reason why Lord Balaji is referred to as “Edu konDala venkateswaruDu”, or lord of seven hills. Kurumurthy is also known as second Tirupati.

Beechupally Anjaneya Swamy Temple

Beechupally Anjaneya Swamy Temple is located in Beechupally village of Itikyala Mandal, which is one of the famous temples of Lord Hanuman. It is located on the bank of Krishna River at about 30 kilometers downstream after Jurala Project in Jogulamba Gadwal district.  The shrine development is boosted by the fact that national highway (NH 44) passes through the village. A road bridge constructed here in 1950s helped in booming trade between Telangana and Rayalaseema regions and is considered one of the first and vital connections between south India and central/north India. The shrine consists of a Hanuman temple located 200 meters away from the river while there is a Shiva lingam near the river. During peak monsoon, the raging waters touch the Shiva lingam temple.  Here a Lord Rama temple was constructed in 1992. The shrine also has several ghats for the purpose of pushkara snanam, which falls once in every 12 years. The Beechupally shrine is located near two islands on the

Jogulamba Gadwal District

Head Quarters           : Gadwal Revenue divisions     : 1 (Gadwal ) Mandals                     : 12 Population                 : 664,971 Area (km2)                : 2,928 square kilometres (1,131 sq mi) Literacy                     : 49.87% Rivers                        : Krishna,  Tungabhadra Vehicle Registration  : TS 33 District Collector      :    Rajat Kumar Saini

Alampur Jogulamba Temple

Alampur is a temple-town situated in Mahbubnagar district,in the state of Telangana, India. Alampur is the meeting point of the sacred rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna and is referred to as Dakshina Kashi (also known as Navabrahmeshwara Theertha) and the Western Gateway of Srisailam, the famous Shaivite (Shaivism) pilgrim centre. The Sacredness of Alampur Temple is mentioned in the Skanda Purana. The principal deities at Alampur are Brahmeshwaraand Jogulamba. It is surrounded by the Nallamala hills. Alampur is situated on the left bank of the Tungabhadra river. Alampur was under the rule of Shatavahana Ishvakus of Nagarjunakonda, Badami Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Kalyani Chalukyas, Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire and Qutb Shahis of Golconda. Alampur was previously Known as Halampuram, Hamalapuram And Alampuram. Name of this place as Hatampura, mentioned in the inscription dated AD 1101 belongs to Western Chalukya Tribhuvanamalla Vikramaditya VI. The Alampur Navabhrama Temples are h

Gadwal Fort

Gadwal is  is situated between the rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna over an area of about 800 sq.miles.  Located on National Highway No. 44 in between Hyderabad and Kurnool and is only 16 Kms away from Erravelli Junction.  At a distance of 1 km from Gadwal Bus Station, 78 km from Mahabubnagar Bus Station and 188 km from Hyderabad, Gadwal Fort is situated in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana. Gadwal is one of the popular historical places to visit around Hyderabad. Gadwal Samsthanam was a vassal of the Nizam of Hyderabad. After the fall of the Warangal Kakatiya dynasty in the 14th century, Gadwal transferred its allegiance to the new Bahmani kingdom.  Gadwal existed long before the foundation of the Hyderabad State.  1553 - 1704 AD  : Peddanna Veera Reddy Peddanna Bhupaludu Sarga Reddy Veera Reddy  Kumara Veera Reddy or Pedda Reddy 1696 - 1712 AD :  Sri Pedda Soma Bhupala  or  Nalla Somanadri Raja Somashekar Ananda Reddy, fondly called Somanadri hails