Nellore also known as Vikrama Simhapuri existed from the times of the Mauryan empire and was ruled by Ashoka in the 3rd century B.C. Tamil inscriptions indicate that it formed part of Cholas kingdom till their decline in the thirteenth century A.D (Gazetteer of South India).Nellore was known by the name of Vikrama Simhapuri till the 13th century It was annexed by the Pallavas between the fourth and sixth centuries A.D. It was later part of Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Sultanate of Golconda, Mughal Empire and Arcot Nawabdom. In the 18th century, Nellore was taken over by the British from the Arcot Nawabs and was part of the Madras Presidency of 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.. The city had an important role in the emergence of the Telugu language and the formation of the state of Andhra Pradesh. It had been under the rule of Maurya Dynasty, Kharavela of Chedi dynasty, Satavahanas, Kakatiyas, Pallavas, Cholas, Eastern Gangas of Kalinga Empire, Telugu Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Arcot Nawabs and other dynasties.
By: Honorable Union minister of urban development and parliamentary affairs, Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu (Telugu language: ముప్పవరపు వెంకయ్య నాయుడు)
When : July 2 - 4, 2015
Event : TANA 20th National Conference, Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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