Amudalavalasa

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Amudalavalasa
ఆముదాలవలస
city
Srikakulam Road Train Station is located at Amudalavalasa
Srikakulam Road Train Station is located at Amudalavalasa
Amudalavalasa is located in Andhra Pradesh
Amudalavalasa
Amudalavalasa
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°25′00″N 83°54′00″E / 18.4167°N 83.9000°E / 18.4167; 83.9000Coordinates: 18°25′00″N 83°54′00″E / 18.4167°N 83.9000°E / 18.4167; 83.9000
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Srikakulam
Area
 • Total 19.65 km2 (7.59 sq mi)
Elevation 29 m (95 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 37,852
 • Density 1,926/km2 (4,990/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 532 185
Telephone code 08942

Amudalavalasa is a 3rd grade municipality and a mandal headquarters in Srikakulam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is 13 kilometres from Srikakulam town. Amadalavalasa municipal administration is under the jurisdiction of the Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA).

Srikakulam Road railway station ('A' Class) is in Amadalavalasa. The older name of this station is Chicacole Road, which have occurred since the 1930s. It is one of the railway stations with highest revenue in Waltair division of East Coast Railway Zone. City buses are available from the station to Srikakulam RTC Complex and Old Bus Stand for every 5 minutes.

Geography[edit]

Amadalavalasa is located at 18°25′00″N 83°54′00″E / 18.4167°N 83.9000°E / 18.4167; 83.9000.[1] It has an average elevation of 29 metres (98 feet).

Danthapuri remnants

History[edit]

Amadalavalasa means 'the town of castor oil'. During the times of Ashoka, this place was called Herandapalli. Heranda in Sanskrit means castor oil. Ironically, there are no castor oil plants being grown or castor oil being produced in this place.

Iron Age habitation[edit]

Evidence of early historic man and his activities have been recently discovered on the hills of Sangamayya Konda, in Amudalavalasa mandal.

Buddhism and Jainism[edit]

Sangamayya Konda is 3 km from Amudalavalasa. It was a Buddhist site and is known for the Jain vestiges and Buddhist monasteries excavated recently. A freelance archaeologist[2] conducted recent explorations on the hills of Sangamayya Konda.

Danthapuri (Danthavarapukota) is one of the historical places near Amadalavalasa. This village is between Amudalavalasa and Hiramandalam. Ancient Buddha stupas are present in this place.

Assembly Constituency[edit]

Amadalavalasa Assembly candidates details:
Year Winner Candidate Party Votes Runner Candidate Party Votes Margin (Majority)
2004 Boddepalli Satyavathi INC 46,300 Tammineni Seetaram TDP 42,614 3,686

Municipality[edit]

Amadalavalasa is 3rd municipality in Srikakulam district. There 23 wards as on 2005 elections. Population is 37,852. Notified slum areas are 31.

Detailed Results of 2005 municipal elections, poll-date 24-09-2005.
WNo:WName Reservation Contested Candidates Party TotVots PolVots VotSec Person Elected wParty Majority
1.Timmapuram S.C.Women KurmanaRajulamma

GontiEswaramma

INC

TDP

1092 910 425

485

GontiEswaramma TDP 60
2.Krishnapuram B.C.Women KunaVenkatarajyalaxmi

SanapaVaikunthamma

TDP

INC

942 814 541

273

Kuna Venkatarajyalaxmi TDP 268
3.Kasimvalasapeta Un-Reserved InjarapuViswanadham

PokalaAppanna

TDP

INC

1111 881 441

440

Injarapu Viswanadham TDP 01
4.Gedelavanipeta Women-General BannaLavanya

SaduVijayaGowri

TDP

INC

1244 1089 477

612

SaduVijayaGowri INC 135
5.Akkivavalasa B.C.Women AlluAdilaxmi

RavadaRamadevi

INC

TDP

1178 1043 531

512

AlluAdilaxmi INC 19
6.Nandagiripeta B.C.General ChintadaVenkataramana

SanapalaKondayya

INC

TDP

1218 1014 544

470

Chintada Venkataramana INC 74
7.Chintada Un-Reserved BoraGovindarao

BoraRamanayya BoraRamulu

TDP

INC BJP

1348 1195 638

510 49

BoraGovindarao TDP 128
8.OldRailwayGate Un-Reserved LokanadhamApparao

SinguruGovindarao SuriKrishnarao AllamsettiUmamaheswararao

INC

BJP TDP IND

1203 939 397

51 187 304

Lokanadham Apparao INC 93
9.Mettakkivalasa Un-Reserved BalijepalliVenkataramanamurty

BoddepalliRameshkumar

TDP

INC

1283 917 254

663

Boddepalli RameshKumar INC 409

428

Gollapalli Simhadri TDP 39
11.KuppilivariVeedhi Un-Reserved JalumuruNagabhusanarao

ModalavalasaRamesh

INC

TDP

1575 1107 499

609

Modalavalasa Ramesh TDP 110
12.LaxmiNagar Women-General PotnuruAruna

BalijepalliSujatha

TDP

INC

888 653 295

358

Balijepalli Sujatha INC 63
13.Vidyanagar Un-Reserve KunaAppalanaidu

ChaparaRamesh TammineniVidyasagar

INC

CPM TDP

936 715 215

46 454

Tammineni Vidyasagar TDP 139
14.I.J.NaiduColony S.T.General GedelaRamulu

ChallaRamana

INC

TDP

1232 815 438

377

GedelaRamulu INC 61
15.PathinavaniVeedhi Women-General Kancharapu Uma

ChaparaUmamaheswari Bagana Sujatha

TDP

CPI INC

1168 807 276

119 412

BaganaSujatha INC 136
16.Market-Street Un-Reserved Jalumuru Venkateswararao

SillaPrasanthiLaxmi

INC

TDP

1346 980 575

405

Jalumuru Venkateswararao INC 175
17.PujariPeta B.C.General G.VenkatappalaNaidu

PathinaMuralidhararao BoddepalliRamesh

TDP

BJP INC

1063 794 286

08 501

BoddepalliRamesh INC 215
18.BoddepalliPeta B.C.General Boddepalli Vijayakumar

MamidiSrinivasarao

TDP

INC

1019 891 396

495

Mamidi Srinivasarao INC 99
19.OldAmadalavalasa Un-Reserved AmbatiKurmarao

BandiGyaneswararao KarriAppanna

TDP

INC IND

783 685 315

291 99

AmbatiKurmarao TDP 24
20.VengalaraoColony B.C.Women Padda Laxmi

Balaga Uma ReddyGowri

BJP

INC TDP

985 798 28

228 542

ReddyGowri TDP 314
21.Kuddiram Women-General PonnadaGowramma

SaduRamanamma

TDP

INC

1005 872 402

470

SaduRamanamma INC 68
22.Laxmudupeta B.C.General GurugubelliNageswararao

DumpalaChiranjivarao

INC

TDP

862 772 397

375

Gurugubelli Nageswararao INC 22
23.Venkayyapeta B.C.General BaganaSatyam

RavadaChinnammadu

INC

TDP

987 882 464

418

BaganaSatyam INC 46

Abstract

  • Party Name __________ Num. of wards Secured
  • INC _________________ 14.
  • TDP _________________ 09
  • BJP _________________ Nil
  • CPI _________________ Nil
  • CPM _________________ Nil
  • IND _________________ NIL

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Amadalavalasa had a population of 37,852. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.

Features[edit]

There is a large-scale sugar factory in Amadalavalasa, presently not working. Other industries like jute, oil etc. are located at that town.

There is head post office at Amadalavalasa.

Villages and village panchayats[edit]

There are 39 villages in Amadalavalasa Mandal.

  • Voosapuvanipeta
  • Garimella Kottavalasa
  • Koravam
  • MarriKottavalasa
  • Nimmatorlada
  • Vedullavalasa
  • Turakapeta
  • Tandemvalasa
  • Nelliparti
  • Chintalapeta
  • Bobbilipeta
  • Mandadi
  • Cheemalavalasa
  • SantaKottavalasa
  • ChinnaJonnavalasa
  • Munagavalasa
  • Sailada
  • Chittivalasa
  • Anandapuram
  • Ramachandrapuram
  • Ponnampeta
  • kalaparthi
  • PeddaJonnavalasa
  • Srinivasacharyulapeta
  • Akkulapeta
  • MalluSastrulapeta
  • Hanumantupuram
  • Katyacharyulapeta
  • KorlakotaKorlakota
  • kottavalasa
  • Togaram
  • Kalivaram
  • Dusi
  • Belamam
  • Roja
  • Totada
  • Akkivaram
  • Vanjangipeta (Gattumudipeta)
  • Vanjangi
  • Kanugulavalasa
  • Sriramavalasa
  • Amadalavalasa (N.P)

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