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Edupayala Durga Bhavani Temple
Edupayala Durga Bhavani Temple
Papannapet is located in Telangana
Papannapet is located in India
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°02′00″N 78°06′00″E / 18.0333°N 78.1000°E / 18.0333; 78.1000Coordinates: 18°02′00″N 78°06′00″E / 18.0333°N 78.1000°E / 18.0333; 78.1000
Country  India
State Telangana
District Medak
Founded by Rani Shankaramma, 1765
Elevation 445 m (1,460 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,419
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 502303
Vehicle registration TS15
Nearest city Medak
Lok Sabha constituency Medak
Vidhan Sabha constituency Medak

Papannapet is a village in Medak district of Telangana, India.[1] It is bounded by Sankarampet, Tekmal, Kulcharam and Medak mandals of Medak district and Nizamabad district. Papannapet has an average elevation of 445 metres (1463 ft).


In the historical time the Papannapet village was ruled by the Great Princess "Rani Shankaramma" Daughter of Raja Durgareddy&Rani Lakshmayamma,Raja Durga Reddy die on 2-4-1700, possessed of properties including a Jagir Samashtanam, Papannapet. Hew left behind him surviving, his widow, Rani Lakshmayamma, then aged about 16 years and a daughter, Rani Shankaramma, then aged about one year.

  • Rani Shankaramma was married to one Venkata Pratap Reddy, the brother of Rani Lakshmayamma, Shankaramma constructed the fort in 1760 which consists of Devidi (residential place for the inmates of the fort) and Chavidi (meeting place).


According to Indian census, 2011, the demographic details of this mandal is as follows:[2]

  • Total Population: 57,149 in 12,504 Households.
  • Male Population: 27,767 and Female Population: 29,382
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 6999 (Boys - 3,512 and Girls - 3,487)
  • Total Literates: 25,805.

Villages in Papannapet Mandal[edit]

1.Ablapur,2.Annaram,3.Arkela,4.Bacharam,5.Cheekode,6.Chitriyal,7.Doulapur,8.Ellapoor,9.Enkepalle,10.Gandharpalle, 11.Kodpaka,12.Kompalle,13.Kothapalle,14.Kurthiwada,15.Lingaipalle,16.Mallampet,17.Minpur,18.Muddapur, 19.Nagsanpalle,20.Namapur,21.Narsingi,22.Papannapet,23.Podchenpalle,24.Ramathirtham,25.Thimmaipalle, 26.Yousufpet, 27.Lakshmi Nagar, 28.Machavaram.

Population in Papannapet Village[edit]

According to Indian census, 2011,Papannapet village has a population of 5,419 in 2011.[3]

  • Total Population: 5,419 in 1191 Households.
  • Male Population: 2,610 and Female Population: 2,809
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 570 (Boys - 276 and Girls - 294)
  • Total Literates: 2,877.


There is famous Edupayala Vana Durga Bhavani temple at Nagasanpalli Vby mandal papannapet. The Temple maintenance was under family members of Peddalachannagari's under Nizam's rule and now it is under Endowment of Telangana Govt. Peddalachannagai Durga Reddy was first chairman of the temple Trust board. Edupayala jatara is considered to be the second largest congregation of devotees after the Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara in Telangana region. It has been accorded state festival last year.[4][5]


Kodapaka Prasad