Karempudi

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Karempudi
కారంపూడి
Town
Karempudi is located in Andhra Pradesh
Karempudi
Karempudi
Karempudi is located in India
Karempudi
Karempudi
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°26′00″N 79°43′00″E / 16.4333°N 79.7167°E / 16.4333; 79.7167Coordinates: 16°26′00″N 79°43′00″E / 16.4333°N 79.7167°E / 16.4333; 79.7167
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Guntur
Mandal Karempudi
Population (2015)
 • Total 30,000
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 522614
Telephone code +91–8649
Lok Sabha constituency Narasaraopet
Andhra Pradesh Legislature constituency Macherla

Karempudi is a village in Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1][2]

Etymology[edit]

Karempudi is derived from the "karyam"pudi. karyam have lot of meanings it also means "Yuddam" (war), here Palnati yuddam held so this place called Karyamapudi after that with time it changed to karempudi.

History[edit]

The battle of Palnadu (Palnati Yudham) was immortalized in Telugu literature by the poet Srinatha in his 'Palnati Vira Charita'. The only other scholarly book on the subject was written by Gene Roghair titled "Epic of Palnadu: Study and Translation of Palnati Virula Katha, a Telugu Oral Tradition from Andhra Pradesh". It was a battle between two factions of the Kalachuris (Haihaya).[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Sub-Districts". Census of India. Retrieved 2007-04-27. 
  2. ^ "Karempudi Mandal". Zilla Praja Parishad Guntur Official Website. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  3. ^ Roghair, G.H., The Epic of Palnadu, 1982, Clarendon Press; ISBN 0-19-815456-9