Relangi

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Relangi is a Village in Iragavaram Mandal of West Godavari District in Andhra Pradesh. It is located 5.903 km distance from its Mandal Main Town Iragavaram. It is 74 km from the city Rajahmundry and 138 km far from the city Vijayawada. The village is famous for Hindu village Goddess (Grama Devatha) Sri Mantalama Talli temple. The temple is known for its ambiance and beauty. A village festival is organized every year on the no moon day of the Telugu month of Chaitram in the honor of the Goddess. During this festival they beat each other with "EETHA KAAYALU". As a miracle it will not give any pain to them at that time and they enjoy it. The village is richly endowed with Guava orchards.

The nearby villages in distance are Gummampadu (2.298 km), Velpur (2.663 km), Kavalipuram (2.717 km), Somaraju Illindraparru (2.723 km), Pali (3.383 km), Attili (4.044 km), Mallipudi (4.238 km), Arjunudupalem, East Vipparru, Goteru, Iragavaram, K.Illindalaparru, K.Kumudavalli, Kakileru, Kanteru, Kathavapadu, Ogidi which are in the same Iragavaram Mandal.

We can reach this place by road and rail transport. The village is 8 km away from the nearby town Tanuku. All local Trains running between Nidadavolu and Bhimavaram will stop in this village.

Culture[edit]

The culture of this village is completely rural. People mostly depend on Agriculture and business. The village is quite famous for its temples (Mantalamma Devalyam, Thatakeswara Swamy Temple, Subramanya Swami Temple,Narasimha Swamy temple and DhanaDhanya Lakshmi Temple). There is a branch of Andhra Bank with ATM facility in this village.

People say that when Rama beheaded the Demon Thataki, her head was fallen here. So the village named as Ralindi. During the course of time the name changed as Relangi. Still there is a Temple by name Thatakeswara Swamy Temple Which was believed that the Temple was constructed on the head of Thataki. Here the people will celebrate Veerabhadrudi Sambaraalu in the Telugu month of 'Magham'(February). During this festival people will do fasting from morning and they will walk on the Live/Burning Coal(Nippula gundam).

Relangi is also called as House of Astrology with famous TTD Astrologer Sri Tangirala Prabhakara Purniah Siddhanthi(Late).