Place:Banganapalle, Andhra Pradesh, India

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NameBanganapalle
Alt namesBanagana Pallisource: Wikipedia
TypeCity or town
Located inAndhra Pradesh, India


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Banganapalle (also Banagana Palli; ) is a town in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It lies in Kurnool district, 70 km south of the town of Kurnool. Banganapalle is famous for its mangoes, commonly called 'Banginapalli variety' and even has a cultivar, Banganapalli, named after it. Between 1790 and 1948, Banganapalle was the capital of a princely state of the same name.And also this mandal contains lot of stone mines, which are located in ramapuram, one of largest black stone production area in India(industrial area of black stones).

Princely history

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In 1601, Sultan Ismail Adil Shah of Bijapur conquered the fortress of Banganapalle from Raja Nanda Chakravathy. The fort and surrounding districts were placed under the control of his victorious general, Siddhu Sumbal, who held them until 1665. Muhammad Beg Khan-e Rosebahani was granted Bangangapalle and the surrounding jagir in perpetual fiefdom but died without a male heir, leaving the jagir of Banganapalle to his grandson and adopted son, Faiz Ali Khan Bahadur. The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb conquered the Sultanate of Bijapur in 1686, but Faiz Ali Khan's fief was secured by the intervention of his maternal uncle Mubariz Khan, who served as Aurangzeb's viceroy of the Deccan.

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