Repalle mandal

Repalle mandal is one of the 57 mandals in Guntur district of the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is under the administration of Tenali Revenue Division and the headquarters are located at Repalle.[2][3] The mandal is situated on the banks of Krishna River of Velanadu region[4] and is bounded by Bhattiprolu, Nagaram and Nizampatnam mandals.[5]

Repalle mandal
Mandal map of Guntur district showing Repalle mandal (in green)
Mandal map of Guntur district showing
Repalle mandal (in green)
Repalle mandal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Repalle mandal
Repalle mandal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 16°01′02″N 80°49′46″E / 16.01722°N 80.82944°E / 16.01722; 80.82944Coordinates: 16°01′02″N 80°49′46″E / 16.01722°N 80.82944°E / 16.01722; 80.82944
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictGuntur
HeadquartersRepalle
Government
 • BodyMandal Parishad
 • TehsildarM.Nagi Reddy
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total111,989
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

HistoryEdit

On 1 October 1904, Guntur district was formed with eight mandals. In 1909, Repalle mandal was formed by carving out from Tenali mandal. In 1933, eleven of its villages were merged in Bapatla mandal and in 1981-82, Repalle mandal was further divided into Repalle and Pallpatla.[6][7]

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 census, the mandal had a population of 111,989. The total population constitute, 54,956 males and 57,936 females —a sex ratio of 1056 females per 1000 males. 9,461 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 4,824 are boys and 4,637 are girls. The average literacy rate stands at 72.99% with 74,830 literates.[1]

PoliticsEdit

AdministrationEdit

The mandal is under the control of a tahsildar. The present tahsildar of the mandal is M.Nagi Reddy.[8] As of 2011 census, the mandal has 18 revenue villages and 28 gram panchayats. Repalle is the only town in the mandal.[9][10]

The settlements in the mandal are listed below:

  1. Aravapalle
  2. Bethapudi
  3. Chatragadda
  4. Chodayapalem
  5. Gangadipalem
  6. Isukapalle (Rural)
  7. Kaithepalle
  8. Kamarajugadda
  9. Karumuru
  10. Nalluru
  11. Parisapadu
  12. Penumudi
  13. Peteru
  14. Potumeraka
  15. Rajukalva
  16. Repalle (M)
  17. Singupalem
  18. Uppudi
  19. Visweswaram

Note: M-Municipality[11]

PoliticsEdit

The mandal is one of the 4 mandals under Repalle (Assembly constituency), which in turn represents Bapatla (SC) (Lok Sabha constituency) of Andhra Pradesh.[12]

EducationEdit

The mandal plays a major role in education for the rural students of the nearby villages. The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, under the School Education Department of the state.[13] As per the school information report for the academic year 2015–16, the mandal has more than 13,889 students enrolled in over 128 schools.[14][15]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Guntur District Mandals" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 105, 112. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Adminsistrative divisions of Guntur district" (PDF). guntur.nic.in. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  4. ^ Talbot, Cynthia (20 September 2001). Precolonial India in Practice: Society, Region, and Identity in Medieval Andhra. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198031239.
  5. ^ "Mandals in Guntur district". aponline.gov.in. Archived from the original on 28 April 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  6. ^ Babu, J. Ravindra (5 May 2009). Universalisation of Elementary Education: A Study of District Primary Education Programme from South India. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 9781443810692.
  7. ^ P. Samuel Jonathan. "Forum demands formation of Nallamada district". The Hindu.
  8. ^ "List of Tahsildars working in Guntur District as on 19.06.2014" (PDF). Guntur District Official Website. National Informatics Centre. p. 2. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Hand Book of Statistics 2013 Guntur District" (PDF). pp. ix. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  10. ^ "District Census Handbook - Guntur" (PDF). Census of India. p. 14,516. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  11. ^ "Abbreviations used". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  12. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. p. 22. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  13. ^ "School Education Department" (PDF). School Education Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  14. ^ "R1.1 SCHOOL INFORMATION". Archived from the original on 8 November 2016.
  15. ^ "R3.1 STUDENT INFORMATION".