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History & Information of ELURU :-
Eluru is a city and a municipal corporation in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Its also the headquarters of West Godavari district. Eluru is situated on the national highway NH 5 between Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam and about 350 kilometres from the Andhra Pradesh state capital, Hyderabad. Eluru has a rich cultural and political history and in earlier times Eluru was also called as “Helapuri”. It was also believed that Eluru was once been the capital of Vishnukundinas. Once, Eluru was a part of the Buddhist kingdom of Vengi. The Eastern Chalakyas ruled the coastal Andhra from 700 to 1200, with Vengi near the village of Pedavegi, as their capital. Some historical evidence can be found at the villages of pedavegi and Guntupalli (Jilakarragudem). After that Eluru became a part of the Kalinga Empire until 1471. Later it fell into the hands of the Gajapathis. In 1515, Srikrishnadevaraya captured Eluru. After the fall of the Vijayanagara Kingdom, Eluru was taken by the Sultan of Golkonda, Kutub Shah. When the British established control over South India, Eluru and surrounding areas were merged into the Madras Presidency. During the division of Northern Cirkars into districts, Eluru was made a part of Machilipatnam district. After that, Eluru was included in the Godavari District in 1859. Later, Eluru was made part of the Krishna District and Finally in the year 1925, West Godavari District was formed with Eluru as its Headquarters and all the surrounding district offices and regional offices were formed in Eluru. On April 2005, Eluru became a city when the government of Andhra Pradesh under the regime of Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy (Late Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh), upgraded Eluru to a municipal corporation.