Penuganchiprolu village(mandal) is situated in the Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. It is about 20 km east of Jaggayyapeta and 20 km north of Nandigama, on the Hyderabad-Vijayawada road. Penuganchiprolu previously called "Pedakanchi" . 101 Temples are there in penuganchprolu. Penuganchiprolu is a one of the great piligram places in Andhra pradesh. The temple named Sri Lakshmi Tirupatamma Devastanam has the great goddess "Sri Laxmi Tirupathamma, Gopaiah". Every year, more than Ten lacks of piligrams visit the temple. Thousands of Women carry Bonalu(Recipi cooked with rice, milk and jaggery) as offering for the temple fair (Tirunallu) at Penuganchiprolu. Prime attraction is the Sri Tirupatamma Ammavari Temple. Best time to visit here is during the annual fair, known as Tirupatamma Tirunallu, conducted on the occasion of Magha Suddha Poornima (February-March).
Penuganchiprolu is also famous for its great heritage and culture. Andhra Ratna Gopalakrishnayya Duggirala (1889-1928) born in our penuganchiprolu
Gopalakrishnayya Duggirala was one of the famous leaders in the non-violent Indian Freedom Movement. He attracted millions of Andhra Indians to the movement through his poetry and speeches. He was born in Penuganchiprolu village in Krishna district on June 2, 1889 into a Brahmin family. His father was Kodandaraamaiah and mother was Seetamma. He studied in high schools in Gunturu and Bapatla cities. While at school, even at that young age, he founded “Jaateeya Naatyamandali (National Dance Group)” to help develop arts such as drama and music. He was the Founder of "RamDandu" organization, which lead the krishna and Guntur district people in big way and attracted the national leaders.
Dr. Kommaraju Laxmana Rao, a great literature was also born in Penuganchiprolu.He Started "Sri Krishna Telugu maha Sabha" in Hyderabad.
Penuganchprolu is also famous for agriculture, political movement and high skilled technical professionals are available. Please visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/penuganchiprolutechies/" to meet penuganchiprolu skilled professionals.
Nearest railway station is Madhira on Vijayawada-Warangal line. Convenient to travel by bus from Vijayawada. Vijayawada Airport is the nearest access point.
Written by : santosh kakani , Posting id :10597 , Date : 2010/10/12-23:46:58 CDT , Report
Written by : santosh kakani , Posting id :10598 , Report