Vegayammapeta

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Vegayammapeta
వెంగాయమ్మపేట
Doddampeta
Village
Diwanam at Vegayammapeta
Diwanam at Vegayammapeta
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godawari
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 533262
Nearest city Kakinada
Lok Sabha constituency Amalapuram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ramachandrapuram

Vegayammapeta is a village in the municipality of Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Vegayammapeta is 2 km east of Draksharama, on the road to Yanam. Its purely agricultural village, main crops are paddy and sugarcane.

Religion[edit]

The village is home to Hindu temples dedicated to Rama, Shiva and Venkateswara.

There are also a number of temples dedicated to the local village goddesses Gollalamma and Yellaramma. The festival of Gollalamma is celebrated every three years, in January. The Sankranthi festival and the festival of Yellaramma are celebrated annually in April or May.

The village has mythological importance in Hindu history.[citation needed] There are two (2) sivalayams in this village which were very historical and famous. Recently Gollalamma talli festival celebrated in January 2013

Diwanam[edit]

The Zamindars of Vegayammapeta built this in the year 1897 named VADREVU ZAMINDARS, who ruled this village along with 13 other nearby villages by collecting tax from the villagers on behalf of British Government.

Education[edit]

The local senior school is the Sri Mahalakshmamma Hindu high school, which has been in operation since the 1927s which was established by vadrevu zamindars.