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Edupayala Durga Bhavani Temple
Edupayala Durga Bhavani Temple
Papannapet is located in Telangana
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°02′00″N 78°06′00″E / 18.0333°N 78.1000°E / 18.0333; 78.1000Coordinates: 18°02′00″N 78°06′00″E / 18.0333°N 78.1000°E / 18.0333; 78.1000
Country  India
State Telangana
District Medak
Founded by Rani Shankaramma, 1765
Elevation 445 m (1,460 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,160
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502303
Vehicle registration AP23
Nearest city Medak
Lok Sabha constituency Medak
Vidhan Sabha constituency Medak

Papannapet is a Mandal in Medak district of Telangana, India. It is bounded by Sankarampet, Tekmal, Kulcharam and Medak mandals of Medak district and Nizamabad district. Papannapet has an average elevation of 445 metres (1463 ft).


According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of this mandal is as follows:[1]

  • Total Population: 50,563 in 10,065 Households.
  • Male Population: 25,114 and Female Population: 25,449
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 7,296 (Boys - 3,710 and Girls - 3,586)
  • Total Literates: 16,221

Papannapet village has a population of 5,160 in 2001.[2]


There is famous Edupayala Vana Durga Bhavani temple at Nagasanpalli Vby mandal papannapet. The Temple maintenance was under family members of Peddalachannagari's under Nizam's rule and now it is under Endowment of A.P Govt. Peddalachannagai Durga Reddy was first chairman of the temple Trust board. Edupayala jatara is considered to be the second largest congregation of devotees after the Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara in Telangana region. It has been accorded state festival last year.[3]