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Meghadri gedda river
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Chintalagraharam is a village in Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is in Pendurthi Mandal and has a population of nearly 10,000. The president of this village, Venkatrao (2014). It is a good spot for seeing whole Meghadrigedda reservoir, which is widely used in Vishakapatnam for drinking.
Schools:- Z.P.H. School, Sarvaani School, Saraswathi Vidya Vihaar
Nearby picnic spots: Megadrigedda reservoir, Simhachalam, Kailasha giri etc.
Distance from Vishakapatnam: 15 km
Distance from Simhachalam: 5km
Features:- It is an ideal land with all essential facilities, and it has good environment. Most of the people profession in this village is agriculture. This village provides vegetables and other vegetative food materials to whole of Vishakapatnam. The land of this village supports agriculture. Temples in this village:
- Three temples of goddess which used to be situated in Megadrigedda.
- Siva temple where there was a huge idol of 18 m height.
- Ram temple, Hanuman temple near the bus stop, Sai temple, Ganesh temple.
Transportation facilities:- This village is connected by sub road (which is in very poor condition, even it is difficult for two buses to pass sidewise at a time) from future highway connecting from old central jail to sabbavaram, anakapalle, etc. At the backward end of village, it has an excellent bridge for overpassing Megadrigedda. At present, there is one bus available(35) but that too, comes at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Most of traffic flow is by autos, individual vehicles. There is a large place available for parking, meetings etc. Most of the traffic flow will be from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. because most people go to markets to sell vegetative foods and rest for their employment, schools, colleges, etc.
Other features: This village is divided into two halves by 4-lane railway lines. The railways lines are so curved that a person walking will not able to see whether train is coming or not. So, this leads to major causalities. The village is not properly provided with street lights.
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