So Ganga agrees to stay there as a new river, initially called the Gautami river but now known as the Godavari river.

What is Pithapuram famous for?

Located 20 Km from Kakinada and 75 Km from Rajahmundry, It is considered to be one of the 18 Shakthipithas in India. It is famous for the temples of Kukkuteshwara Swamy, Kunthimadhava Swamy and Sri Pada Vallabha Anaagha Datha Kshethram, Agraharam, Sri Venu Gopala Swamy Temple.

Which is the nearest railway station to pithapuram?

Reaching Pithapuram By Train

The nearest Railway station is at Kakinada which is located at a distance of 11kms.

Which river flows in Pithapuram?

Papikondalu Mountain range runs along River Godavari, one of the largest and vivacious rivers in India. The mighty river narrowing and passing with twists and turns along the Papi Hills is every visitor’s delight.

Is pithapuram rural or urban?

Total area of pithapuram mandal is 126 km² including 103.15 km² rural area and 22.71 km² urban area. Pithapuram mandal has a population of 1,29,282 peoples, out of which urban population is 54,859 while rural population is 74,423. Pithapuram has a population density of 1027 inhabitants per square kilometre.

What is the old name of Rajahmundry?

Rajahmundry, officially known as Rajamahendravaram, is a city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and District headquarters of East Godavari district.

Why Kakinada is called second Madras?

It used to have more than 15 cinema theatres along a road (for which it has a dedicated road named after that as Cinema Road) and is known as Second Madras (because Madras [now Chennai], used to have many cinema theatres along a road).

How to reach pithapuram from Mumbai by air?

The fastest way to reach from Mumbai to Pithapuram is flight to Visakhapatnam Airport, then cab to Pithapuram and takes 7h 31m. The recommended way to reach from Mumbai to Pithapuram is train to Eluru, then cab to Pithapuram and takes 27h 27m.

Why Habibganj station name is habibganj?

In 1969 the family of Habibullah gave land and Rs 15 lakh to develop the station. Hence, it came to be known as Habibganj after Habibullah himself, historian Rizwanuddin Ansari said.

Where is Barak Valley Express?

15693/15694 Barak Valley Express was a daily mail/express train that used to connect Silchar (the south Assam town) to Lumding Jn, in Northeast India. But the train was cancelled from September 2014 due to gauge conversion in the North Cachar Hills section of North East Frontier Railway, part of Indian Railways.


Pavitra Sangam of Godavari and Krishna river near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.


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