Jagannadhapuram, Krishna district

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Jagannadhapuram
Village
Road to Kanchikacherla
Jagannadhapuram is located in Andhra Pradesh
Jagannadhapuram
Jagannadhapuram
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Jagannadhapuram is located in India
Jagannadhapuram
Jagannadhapuram
Jagannadhapuram (India)
Coordinates: 16°43′43″N 80°24′35″E / 16.728669°N 80.409776°E / 16.728669; 80.409776Coordinates: 16°43′43″N 80°24′35″E / 16.728669°N 80.409776°E / 16.728669; 80.409776
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
Region Krishna
Government
 • Type Gram panchayat
 • Body Jagannadhapuram Grama panchayat
Area[1]
 • Total 2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 784
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode(s) 521181
Vehicle registration AP 16

Jagannadhapuram is a village in Krishna District of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in veerullapadu mandal of Vijayawada revenue division.[1]

History[edit]

It is believed that a man named "jagannadham" first settled in this village along with his family.It is from him that the village acquired its name. Initially Hindus from ponnavaram settled in jagannadhapuram. After them families of Thanam, Thumma, Syamala, Bandi, Udumula, Thirumalareddy, Yeruva came from Paatibandla in Guntur district and settled here. Merugumala, vemula families also live here.

Politics[edit]

The Gram panchayat seat was won by YSR Congress Party.

Jagannadhapuram, Krishna district under Veerullapadu mandal is represented by Nandigama (SC) (Assembly constituency), which in turn represents Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency) of Andhra Pradesh. The present MLA representing Nandigama (SC) (Assembly constituency) is Tangirala Sowmya of Telugu Desam Party.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook - Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,388. Retrieved 17 February 2016.