Vakkalagadda

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Vakkalagadda
వక్కలగడ్డ
village
Vakkalagadda is located in Andhra Pradesh
Vakkalagadda
Vakkalagadda
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°08′23″N 80°55′08″E / 16.139620°N 80.919027°E / 16.139620; 80.919027Coordinates: 16°08′23″N 80°55′08″E / 16.139620°N 80.919027°E / 16.139620; 80.919027
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521126
Telephone code 08671
Nearest city Vijayawada
Lok Sabha constituency Machilipatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Avanigadda

Vakkalagadda is a village in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh in India. It is 20 km from Machilipatnam, district headquarters of Krishna district and 70 km from Vijayawada.

It has a population of around 3200 with a literacy rate of 58.96%. It also has 4 schools, Panchayat Bhavan and a Society building. The village is mainly dependent on farming.This Village was under CPI rule for many years and under their rule village was developed well under leadership of Ravanavarapu Venkatesawara Rao,Mallupeddi Ramasubbiah,Hanumanula Venkatesawara Rao,Hanumanula Krishna Mohana prasad, Hanumanula Siva Rama Krishna and Hanumanula Surendranath Benerjee. Vakkalagadda village won awards at state and district level.

Later TDP came to power under leadership of Mallupeddi Ratnagiri Rao and Tatinei RamaKrishna. The village was awarded a Nirmal Gram award (cleanliness award) in 2008. [1]

Education[edit]

There are a 4 schools in vakkalagadda all are government schools,they are -

  • 3 primary schools located as one in village and one in Gudem and another one in Doravani Gudem
  • 1 High school located in village

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