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|• Body||Gudivada Mandal|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||50:50 ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Machilipatnam|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Gudivada|
|Civic agency||Gudivada Mandal|
Most of the residents of the village are farmers. The primary water supply for this village comes from Krishna River. The primary language is Telugu. It has elementary school and high school up to the 10th standard. Both schools teach in Telugu. There is a library donated by the Atluri family. Many people from this village have settled in North America.
A well known singer and music director, Ghantasala Venktateswara Rao, was born and raised in the village. Atluri SITA RAMA SWAMY President of chowtapalli as there are no street lights and roads in small village ,worked so much to develop the village
Telugu writers Pitcheswara Rao Atluri and Surapaneni Kakulayya also originated from Chowtapalli. Several film personalities were from here including Sri Atluri Poornachandra Rao Garu and Atluri Pundarikakshiah Garu.
The village has a Shiridi SaiBaba temple which was constructed by the late Sri Lingam Nagabhushnam Garu. It was renovated in 1999. The village also has a temple of Ramalayam, constructed by the late Atluri Sri Venkatapathi Garu.
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