Atmakur, Nellore district

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Atmakur
ఆత్మకూరు
Town
Atmakur is located in Andhra Pradesh
Atmakur
Atmakur
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 14°37′00″N 79°37′00″E / 14.6167°N 79.6167°E / 14.6167; 79.6167Coordinates: 14°37′00″N 79°37′00″E / 14.6167°N 79.6167°E / 14.6167; 79.6167
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Nellore
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 29,419
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Atmakur is a town in Nellore district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipality located in Atmakur mandal.[2] The town is the headquarters of Atmakur mandal and Atmakur revenue division.[3]

Assembly constituency[edit]

Atmakur (Assembly constituency) is an assembly constituency of Andhra Pradesh. Present M.L.A. Mekapati gowtham Reddy from YSRCP.

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[4][5] The medium of instruction followed by different schools are English, Telugu.

Prominent People[edit]

  • Sri Abhinava Ranganatha Parakala Swami (1884–1966), renowned philosopher of Vedanta and scholar of Sanskrit, head of the Mysore Parakala Matha for 41 years. He was known earlier as Atmakur Rangacharya.
  • Ganga China Kondaiah, freedom fighter and communist party leader, first MLA of Atmakur in Madras and Andhra joint state.
  • Motapothula Sankar Reddy, freedom fighter and communist party leader served as a President Atmakur Grama Panchayat for 22 years. He was the founder and president of Cooperative Marketing society, Coperative Urban bank and Cooperative house building society. He also established Land Mortagage Bank (LMB), Leather society, Fisherman society and Labor Contract society etc.
  • Atmakur Venkat Subbaiah Naidu served as a Head Village Administrative Officer for 25 years.
  • Induru Yanadi Reddy served as a President, Atmakur Grama Panchayathi for 15 Years.
  • Mrs. Allareddy Anasuyamma, 5 years served as president of Atmakur Panchayat.
  • Sri.A.N.SRINIVASAN, Inventor of modified cool Helmet and awarded PATENT for the product.
  • ' Anam Ramanarayana Reddy " Present atmakur Telugu Desam Party leader and incharge

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Revenue Setup". Official website of Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore District. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 10 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "New revenue divisions formed in Nellore district". The Hindu. Nellore. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "School Eduvation Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Department of School Education - Official AP State Government Portal | AP State Portal". www.ap.gov.in. Retrieved 7 November 2016.