Darsi

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Darsi
దర్శి
town
Darsi is located in Andhra Pradesh
Darsi
Darsi
Darsi is located in India
Darsi
Darsi
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°46′00″N 79°41′00″E / 15.7667°N 79.6833°E / 15.7667; 79.6833Coordinates: 15°46′00″N 79°41′00″E / 15.7667°N 79.6833°E / 15.7667; 79.6833
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Prakasam
Mandal Darsi
Population (2011)
 • Total 33,418
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 523247
Telephone code +91–8407
Vehicle registration AP

Darsi is a town in Prakasam district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the mandal headquarters of Darsi mandal in Kandukur revenue division.[1]

Geography[edit]

Darsi is located on Addanki - Podili Road. it is 15°46′00″N 79°41′00″E / 15.7667°N 79.6833°E / 15.7667; 79.6833 in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh.

Transport[edit]

Kurichedu, 20 kilometres away, is the nearest railway station, on the Vijayawada-Guntakal railway line in the Guntur division of the South Central Railway.

Assembly constituency[edit]

Darsi is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh, one of 12 in Prakasham district. In last elections, TDP candidate Sidda Raghava Rao won by a margin of 1374 votes on Buchepalli Siva Prasad Reddy. Dirisala Ramanareddy was first Chairman of Prakasam Zilla Parishad in 1970 till his last days.

Transport[edit]

Darsi is well connected by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation buses from Hyderabad and the district capital of Ongole.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prakasam District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 132, 173. Retrieved 19 June 2015.