Tunglam

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Tunglam
Neighbourhood
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Vishakhapatnam
Government
 • Body Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 530012
Vehicle registration AP - 33
Nearest city Visakhapatnam
Sex ratio 3:1 /
Literacy 84%%
Lok Sabha constituency Visakhapatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gajuwaka

Thunglam is a suburban area in Visakhapatnam, India.

History[edit]

Thungalam, a fast developing village, has a history of over 100 years. Nothing historical here but, has been recognised in many aspects.

Features[edit]

This place is 6 km (3.7 mi) from Visakhapatnam airport, 16 km (9.9 mi) from Visakhapatnam Railway station and 6 km from Duvvada railway station.

Other information[edit]

Most of the people living here work in AutoNagar industrial area. On 14 November 2008, Mr. Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group inaugurated Eenadu's main office which is located at Seethmmadara. This place is in Gajuwaka Constituency, which is previously a part of Pendurthi constituency before constituency reformations. The first counselor of this ward was Mr.Kaki. Govinda Reddy of TDP party. This ward has been awarded "fastest developing ward" under the ruling of Mr.Govind Reddy. Telugu Desam Party which was led by Mr Chandra Babu Naidu gave him State secretary and also worked as Telugu Yuvatha Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh. BHPV,a well-renowned company which has been taken over by BHEL recently is just besides Tunglam. Most of the people from here work abroad, mostly in Singapore, Qatar and Dubai. This village used to be in Gajuwaka municipality with 5th ward but has been merged into Greater Visakha Municipal Corporation with 59th ward.

In 20 April 1989 the fans of Sri kala Ratna NTR & Bala Krishna Fans Constructed Jai Santoshimatha Temple. This mandir was reconstructed by nandamuri fans with around 10Lakhs rupees and was inaugurated by Mr Kala Ratna Nandamuri Bala Krishna on 24 February 2011. He attended to various poojas at this place.

Transport[edit]

RTC buses are available here. Buses are also available at BHPV.