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Rajahmundry



Introduction of Rajahmundry
City in NE Andhra Pradesh state, on the GodavariRiver, 30 mi W of Kakinada, E India. A fortress ofthe Vijayanagara and Bahmani kingdoms in the15th century, it was captured by the Muslims in a.d.1470, passed to the Hindus early in the 16th century,and was retaken by the Muslims in 1572. The Frenchheld it from 1753 to 1758, when it was taken by theBritish. Today it is the site of the Pukharam religiousfestival.City in NE Andhra Pradesh state, on the GodavariRiver, 30 mi W of Kakinada, E India. A fortress ofthe Vijayanagara and Bahmani kingdoms in the15th century, it was captured by the Muslims in a.d.1470, passed to the Hindus early in the 16th century,and was retaken by the Muslims in 1572. The Frenchheld it from 1753 to 1758, when it was taken by theBritish. Today it is the site of the Pukharam religiousfestival.

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