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SRSP Kakatiya Canal

Kakatiya Canal is a major canal in the Telangana State in India. Its full name is SRSP Kakatiya Canalas the canal originates from the Sriram Sagar dam to  to the Lower Manair Dam (LMD) Reservoir to Khammam Reservoir It feeds North Telangana by passing through the region for irrigation and as well as drinking water for major cities. Kakatiya Canal is about 284 km long with 9,700 cusecs flow capacity and passing through Nizamabad,  Jagtia, Karimnagar, Warangal, Hanumakonda, Mahabubabad. Suryapeta and Bhadradri Kothagudem Districts will benefited by inflow of Kakatiya Canal to Musi River. This canal is an inter river basin transfer link by feeding Godavari River water to Krishna river basin in Warangal and Khammam districts. 4 Units of 9 MW each to generate 36 MW have also been set up to harness the water head before feeding water in to the canal. Located at Km.146.00 of Kakatiya Canal on Manair River near Karimnagar is a balancing reservoir. Nizamabad Mendora, Velka

Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple

Historic Sri Veerabhadra Swamy temple is in the Kuravi mandal of the Mahabubabad district in Telangana State, India. This temple is dedicated to Lord Veerabhadra swamy,who is fierce looking Diety with three eyes and ten hands. According to local lore, the Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy temple was said to have been built during 900 AD by Bheema Raju of Vengi Chalukya dynasty. Later the renovation of temple was taken up by Kakatiya ruler Betharaju I. The reference of this temple has also made by the famous traveller ‘Marko-Poli’ as it stood as the capital of Vengi Chalukya Dynasty. As Kakatiya kings were known to be followers of Lord Shiva, they constructed several temples across the empire and improved those already existed.

Mahabubabad

Head Quarters        :   Mahabubabad Revenue divisions    : 2 ( Mahabubabad  and Thorrur   ) Mandals              : 16  Population           :  770,170 Area (km2)           :  2,876.70 square km(1,110.70 sq mi) Literacy             : 57.05% Rivers               : Munneru Forest Cover         : 1,31,530 hectares Vehicle Registration : TS 26 District Collector   :  Preeti Meena

Daasarathi Krishnamacharyulu

Name         :  Dasarathi Krishnamacharyulu / Daasarathi Born       :  July 22, 1925  Chinnaguduru, Maripeda, Mahabubabad Died       :  Nov 5, 1987 Education  :  B.A degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Profession :  Freedom Fighter, Poet and Lyricist Titles     :  Abhyudhaya Kavi and Kalaprapurna నా తెలంగాణ, కోటి రతనాల వీణ  ( Naa Telangaana, Koti Ratanaala Veena) An orthodox, but discreet, Vaishnava bhakta, he was an erudite scholar of Indian mythology (puranas). He was interested in linguistics and mastered Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Persian, English languages. He matriculated from the Khammam Government High School but gave up higher education to join the movement against the autocratic Nizam rule in the Hyderabad Kingdom. Freedom Fighter and Poet As a volunteer in the left-wing Andhra Mahasabha movement, Dasarathi travelled from village to village in Telangana to enlighten the public. Mahatma Gandhi and Kandukuri Veeresalingam influenced him

Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls

Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls is situated in Seethanagaram Village, GUDUR Mandal, Mahabubabad in Telangana State, INDIA. At a distance of 10 km from Gudur Bus Stand, 55 km from Warangal, 88 km from Khammam Bus Station and 200 km from Hyderabad, hidden inside a dense forest, is a picturesque waterfall known as Bheemuni Paadam (Bheema’s step) The Bheemuni Padam waterfall came into limelight recently when determined tourists began making their way to it. At the Bheemuni Padam, water falls from a hillock from about 20 feet in a semi-circular enclosure. Apart from the sound of falling water, it is quiet all around. It has has not been conclusively established where the water comes from. Even when the flow is less, it is used to irrigate local fields. Visitors say the waterfall has lot of scope if facilities are provided and the tourism department markets the place. Lack of security is a concern since the area can get lonely. This place is so beautiful. It is ideal for family picnics. When sun

Godavari River

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 Start : Basar in the Nirmal district Length : 600 km 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.  Asmakas one of the shodasa (sixteen) mahajanapadas in the 6th century BCE, ruled there kingdom from the banks of Godavari river.  It flows for about 283 km and separates the Chanda district of Maharashtra and Bastar district of Madhya Pradesh from this region. Enters Telangana near Basar in the Adilabad district and divides the district of Nizamabad and Karimnagar to the south a

Mudigonda Chalukyas

c.850 AD - 1200 AD Founder : Ranamarda Capital : Mudigonda The Mudigonda Chalukyas were based east of the Kakatiya territories. They hailed from the village of Mudigonda (located near modern Khammam), and ruled most of modern-day Khammam district and east area of Warangal between the 8th and 12th centuries. They were originally subordinates of the Chalukyas of Vengi, but later passed under the suzerainty of the Western Chalukyas of Kalyani. From c.1000 onwards, Bottu Beta and his successors ruled as subordinates of the Kakatiyas. The history of family is known to us from the Mogilicheruvula grant of Kusumayudha IV, Kukunuru plates (krivvaka grant) of Kusumaditya and Nattaramesvaram records. Their kingdom bordered the kingdoms of Vengi and Malkhed. Gonagudu I Kokkiraja, Son Ruled from Capital Mudigonda. Kokkiraja was a valorous king who ruled the kingdom with the help of his brother Ranamarda. c.850 AD - 870 AD : Ranamarda, Brother He must have served the Eastern Chalukyas first and was