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About Nellore

Nellore

 

 

 

 

 

Nellore Montage Clockwise from top left: Nellore City View, Narayana Colleges, A Ship at Krishnapatnam Port, Gopuram of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Nellore
Nellore Montage Clockwise from top left: Nellore City View, Narayana Colleges, A Ship atKrishnapatnam Port, Gopuram of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Nellore
Nellore is located in Andhra Pradesh


 

 

 

 

 

 

History

 

 

 

 

 

Nellore existed from the times of the Mauryan empire and was ruled by Ashoka in the 3rd century B.C. It was annexed by the Pallavasbetween the fourth and sixth centuries A.D. It was later part of Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Sultanate of Golconda, Mughal Empire andArcot Nawabdom. In the 18th century, Nellore was taken over by the British from the Arcot Nawabs and was part of the Madras Presidencyof British India. The city had an important role in the emergence of the Telugu language and the formation of the state of Andhra Pradesh.Potti Sriramulu, who fasted until death for the formation of Andhra Pradesh, hailed from Nellore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Places of interest

 

 

are some of the notable places.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellore

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