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Yelamanchili

Yellamanchili
యలమంచిలి
Elamanchili, Yellamanchili, Ellamanchili
Town
Yelamanchili Railway Station
Yelamanchili Railway Station
Yellamanchili is located in Andhra Pradesh
Yellamanchili
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Visakhapatnam
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population [1]
 • Total 2,132
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 531055
Telephone code 08931
Vehicle registration AP31

Yelamanchili is a municipality in Visakhapatnam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.This town has historical importance dating back to 7th Century AD [2]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Transport 3
  • Legislative Assembly 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6

History

Yelamanchilii was once called as ella - majili, which is the border village of Kalinga and Andhra empires. This place was used for the collection of taxes as it is on the border of these areas.

Many Historical and archaeological evidences were found in the surroundings of Yelamanchili dating back the history of this town to the times of Early Buddhism in India, Jainism and Medieval Hinduism. The Kotturu Dhanadibbalu Buddhist and Dharapalem Hindu sites respectively are near this town. This particular area of Yelamanchili was once under the rule of Andhra-Sathavahanas. Some Pre-historic findings were excavated from the surroundings of Panchadharla, Dharapalem and Yelamanchili surrounding Hills of Eastern Ghats. Research work is under progress on these excavations.

The village of Sarvasiddhi (10 km from Yelamanchili) was constructed by Eastern Chalukyas King Kubja Vishnuvardhan during 615 CE. Vishnuvardhana ruled over a kingdom extending from Nellore to Visakhapatnam. He assumed the title of Vishamasiddhi (conqueror of difficulties). Vishnuvardhana participated in the wars between his brother Putekesin II and the Pallava Narasimhavarma I and probably lost his life in battle in 641 CE. This area was under the Eastern Chalukyas. Yelamanchili was under the rule of Eastern Chalukyas as some edicts were found by the name of Vijayaditya VII (1063 – 1068 C.E., 1072 – 1075 C.E.) at Yelamanchili.

The famous Dharmalingeswara Temple at Panchadharla was believed to be constructed along with the famous shrine Simhachalam in Visakhapatnam.

Geography

Landscape View near Elamanchili town

Transport

National Highway 5 at Elamanchili

Yelamanchil is well-connected by rail and road. Yelamanchili has a railway station. Most express trains do halt at this station. Buses are available from all parts of area in the state.

Legislative Assembly

  • 1951-1954 - N/A
  • 1955-1962 - Venkata Surya Narayana Raju Chintalapati
  • 1962-1967 - Veesam Sanyasi Naidu
  • 1966-1972 - Satyanarayana Nagireddi
  • 1972-1978 - Kumara Venkata Satya Narayana Raju Kakarlapudi (K K Raju)
  • 1978-1983 - Veesam Sanyasi Naidu
  • 1983-1985 - Kumara Venkata Satya Narayana Raju Kakarlapudi (K K Raju)
  • 1985-2004 - Chalapathi Rao Pappala
  • 2004-2009 - Kanna Babu Uppalapati
  • 2014-Present - Panchakarla Ramesh Babu

See also

References

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-03-09. 
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