Vinjamur

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Vinjamur
Village
Vinjamur is located in Andhra Pradesh
Vinjamur
Vinjamur
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°50′00″N 79°35′00″E / 14.8333°N 79.5833°E / 14.8333; 79.5833Coordinates: 14°50′00″N 79°35′00″E / 14.8333°N 79.5833°E / 14.8333; 79.5833
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Nellore
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 20,639
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 524228
Telephone code 08629
Vehicle registration AP26

Vinjamur is a village in Vinjamur mandal, located in Nellore district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[2]

Geography[edit]

Vinjamur is located at 14°50′00″N 79°35′00″E / 14.8333°N 79.5833°E / 14.8333; 79.5833, in south-eastern India. It has an average elevation of 99 meters (328 feet).[3]

Chennakesava Temple[edit]

Madduri dynasty is the most prominent dynasty in this town. Madduri Papi Reddy who was a great warrior of his times was the founder of this town. Basically this family belongs to Palanadu region in Guntur District in Andhra Pradesh. After the great war of Palanadu some people migrated from Palanadu to Vinjamur along with the great warrior Madduri Papi Reddy. He founded the town here and gave shelter to all the people. Madduri Papi Reddy is well known for his heriotic fights and his kind nature. People of his time used to call him as Apara Dana Karna. He never gave up giving danas to the poor people until his death. He built the temple of Lord Chennakesava in on the northern boundary of the town by following the vastu principles of his time. Lord Chennakesava was worshipped by Madduri dynasty. People of this town worship Lord Chennakesava with great respect. Every year they celebrate a carnival for Lord Chennakesava which resembles the bramhotsavas in Tirumala.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mandal wise villages" (PDF). Revenue Department - AP Land. National Informatics Center. p. 3. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/2/Vinjamur.html Falling Rain Genomic.Vinjamur