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History and Culture of Andhra Pradesh

First created : January 05, 2000
Last updated: January 01, 2015

From the lush green rice fields on the banks of Krishna river to the diamonds of Cudapah valley, Andhra Pradesh represents a fertile land of resources and ideas. In the fourteenth century, during the Vijayanagar kings, Andhra Pradesh represented the epitome of Indian prosperity, and in 1983 the people of Andhra Pradesh strongly came together to defeat one of the greatest threats to Indian democratic system (by restoring the government of N.T. Rama Rao by popular demand). We bring you this Potpourri of topics on Andhra history and culture, to honor a great people. 

The logo (shown on the left) for the series is from a beautiful mural in Lepakshi in Anantapur district and depicts a man wearing  headgear similar to that worn by Krishnadevaraya, a great former king of Andhra.

-- Vikas Kamat

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Potpourri of Topics on Andhra Pradesh
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A grand four-storied hero-stone of the Vijayanagar periodGanesh Idol from Warangal Museum The Towers of Char Minar, Hyderabad
A Medieval Man Wearing a Stitched HeadgearTowering Minaret of HyderabadSculpture of King Krishnadevaraya (?)