Kodad

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Kodada
కోదాడ
Municipality
Kodada is located in Telangana
Kodada
Kodada
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 16°59′52″N 79°57′55″E / 16.99778°N 79.96528°E / 16.99778; 79.96528Coordinates: 16°59′52″N 79°57′55″E / 16.99778°N 79.96528°E / 16.99778; 79.96528
Country India
State Telangana
District Nalgonda
Area
 • Total 31.19 km2 (12.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 64,234
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 508 206
Telephone code +91–8683
Vehicle registration TS-05
Literacy 74.12%
MLA N Padmavati Reddy

Kodad is a municipality and Mandal headquarters in the Nalgonda district of Telangana, South India. It lies on the National Highway 65 between Hyderabad and Vijayawada. It is located at a distance of 176 km from Hyderabad, 100 km from Vijayawada and is 100 km (62 mi) from the Nagarjuna Sagar reservoir.

Located on the border of Telangana, Kodad has a mixture of Telangana and coastal Andhra culture. The language spoken here is Telugu with a different slang, a mix between that of Telangana and Andhra regions. Before being declared as a municipality, it was the biggest Gram Panchayat in Andhra Pradesh. It is a town with great natural resources and high population density. It has rich deposits of limestone. Kodad is popular for the cement factories and rice mills located in and around the town. NH65 passes through the midst of the town.

Demographics[edit]

According to Census of India, 2011, population of Kodad town is 65,234 of which 32,010 are male and 33,224 are female. The literacy rate of the town is 96.7%. Sex ratio is 1060 females to 1000 males. Child sex ratio is 1100 girls to 1000 boys.[3]

Kodad Mandal has a population of 134,130, of which 66,604 are male and 67,526 are female. The literacy rate is 94.33%.[4]

Education[edit]

It is the major educational destination in the region. There are 8 engineering colleges and about 60 schools in and around Kodad. Kodad also has a couple of corporate schools.

Most Popular Holy and Religious places to worship[edit]

Sri Sitha Rama Swamy Temple – Kodad
Sai Baba Mandir - Kodad
Ayyappa swamy Temple - Kodad
VijayaGanapthi Temple - Kodad
Veerabrahmendra swamy temple - Kodad
Masjid Sarai Mir Alam - Kodad
St. Joseph's Church - Kodad

Industries[edit]

Kodad is one of the fast developing industrial areas in the region. Kodad has many industries, mainly cement factories, rice mills, mechanical and spare parts development industries. These small scale industries help the local economy. About 20 cement factories are situated around Kodad. There are about 50 rice mills(small and parboiled) in Kodad.

Politics[edit]

Parliamentary Constituency- Nalgonda
Member of Parliament- G Sukendur Reddy.[5]
The current MLA of Kodad is Nalamada Padmavati Reddy.

Term NAME Party affiliation
Present(2014–) Nalamada Utham Padmavati Reddy Indian National Congress
2009–2014 V Chandar Rao Telugu Desam Party
2004–2009 Nalamada Uttam Kumar Reddy Indian National Congress
1999–2004 Nalamada Uttam Kumar Reddy Indian National Congress
1994–1999 V Chandar Rao Telugu Desam Party
1989–1994 V Chandar Rao Telugu Desam Party
1985–1989 V Chandar Rao Telugu Desam Party
1983–1985 Veerapalli Laxminarayana Rao Independent
1978–1983 Akkiraju Vasudeva Rao JNP[6]

Telangana Rebellion[edit]

Main article: Telangana Rebellion

In September 1948, Vallabhbhai Patel emphasised in Cabinet meetings that India should talk no more, and reconciled Nehru and the Governor-General, Chakravarti Rajgopalachari to military action. Following preparations, Patel ordered the Indian Army to integrate Hyderabad (in his capacity as Acting Prime Minister) when Nehru was touring Europe.The action was termed Operation Polo,It was started from kodad and people from villages around formed a massive group and rebelled against Nizam's with army in which thousands of Razakar forces had been killed, atlast Hyderabad was comfortably secured into the Indian Union.

Weather and Climate[edit]

It is too Hot in summer. Kodad summer highest day temperature is in between 35 °C to 48 °C . Average temperatures of January is 24 °C , February is 26 °C , March is 29 °C , April is 33 °C , May is 36 °C .

HOW TO REACH Kodad[edit]

By Rail[edit]

There is no railway station in Kodad Mandal in less than 10 km. Khammam and Miryalaguda Railway stations are the nearest ones. However,Vijayawada Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station, 98 KM away from Kodad.

By Road[edit]

Khammam,Suryapet and Jaggaiahpet are the nearby by towns to Kodad having road connectivity to Kodad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Elevation for Pedakurapadu". Veloroutes. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". Censusindia.gov.in. 
  4. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". Censusindia.gov.in. 
  5. ^ "Lok Sabha". 164.100.47.132. 
  6. ^ "Kodad (Telangana) Assembly Constituency Elections Results, Candidate Lists, Localities, Current MLA". Elections.in. 17 December 2013. 

famous schools and colleges

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