Navipet

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Navipet
Kotha Peta
village
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 503245
Telephone code 08462
Vehicle registration AP25
Nearest city Nizamabad
Lok Sabha constituency Nizamabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bodhan

Navipet is a village and a Mandal in Nizamabad district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.[1]

The holy pilgrim place Basara is just 14 km from Navipet. The goddess Saraswati in Basara is known as Goddess of learning. Previously in Navipet there was a Video Parlour by name 'Ganga Video Parlour' which was the first video parlour (theatre). Later, it has been closed for its obsolete technology.

As this is near to Nizamabad town, ease of transportation from district headquarters round the clock helps it being a well-connected village. This village is spread on the both sides of Nizamabad-Basara road. The competition in all market domains is healthier... either it be grocery stores or educational institutions. State-of-the-art secondary education is taught at Sri Madhava VidyaNiketan High School, which was established three decades ago and going still strong.

One of the branches of Navata Road Transport is in Navipet. There is a huge competition among businesspeople here. Particularly there is a good competition in Tent houses in Navipet. The most renowned tent house here is 'Ganga Tent House'.

Navipet also borders the state of Maharastra. Triveni Sangam is just 10–12 km from Navipet.

In 1960s Navipet had a very good Volley Ball and Kabaddi Teams, which won laurels at District Level. Mahodaya Club used to conduct Tournaments in the fields of Kabaddi, Volley Ball and Ball Badminton. G Shanthi of that village twice represented Andhra Pradesh Girls Kabbaddi Team at National Level in the years 1975 and 1976.

There was a Cinema Hall in the village in 1960s & 1970s. During festival days, people from the nearby villages used to come to see movies on bullock carts. On Muslim festivals, Hindi movies were used to be screened.

The wrestling competitions on Holi and Ramanavami used to be special events. Large No of people from nearby villages and also Mahrashtra used to come to participate in the competitions. The team from Mahantham used to be very good to compete with wrestlers from Maharashtra.

There was Narrow gauge Railway track to Shakarnagar Sugar Factory. That track was meant only to carry sugar cane to the Factory. In those years of 1950 - 70, the area was lot more green with sugar cane fields.

There used to be large No of Vippa Trees and Mango gardens in the vicinity of the village. From the sweet flowers of those Vippa trees local liquor was brewed. The biggest Rice Mill in the entire area was located in Navipet. The canal was almost and always was full of water. Most of the village used to have drinking water from the Canal.

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  1. ^ "Mandals in Nizamabad district". Retrieved 2007-02-23. 

Pothangal is one of the very famous near by Navipet. Agriculture in Pothagal has a long history dating back to ten thousand years. Today, Pothangal ranks top 10 in and around Nizamabad in farm output. Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry and logging accounted for 16.6% of the GDP in 2007, employed 60% of the total workforce and despite a steady decline of its share in the GDP, is still the largest economic sector and plays a significant role in the overall socio-economic development of Nizamabd.

There is one village nearby Navipet called "Mahantham"(మహ౦త౦). It is famous for "KOLATA". Once it got national prize for it. We can find real village features in this village such as lake beside village, animals,small huts, full of greenery. There are two big hills beside the village. There are no religious feelings in this village. All are innocent people. Every child goes to school besides school children help their parents in agricultural field works. It is 2 km from Navipet and 18 km from Nizamabad (district headquarters). We can call it a hamlet. There is no church in this village but there is one temple of "Hanauman". Students from this village are pursuing higher education in famous Universities like Osmanaia University, EFL-University (The English and Foreign Languages University), Kakathiya University.

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Fatahnagar is one of the famous villages near Navipet. In 2009 Fatahnagar village awarded with Dr. Abdul Kalam President of India for clean and green village in A.P.

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The Police Station Navipet was shifted to new Police Station building on 11.10.1997 on Dasara Day. The PS was constructed with the funds of Navipet mandal under Janmabhumi Programme. It is very spacious building. There is a compound wall around the police station.