Madhira is a one of the major grama Panchayaths in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, India, formerly part of the Kakatiya dynasty. It is well connected by train and bus with cities like Khammam and Vijayawada.
It is a stronghold of Communists under the leadership of Bodepudi Venkateswara Rao, Katta Venkata Narasaiah. Seelam Siddha Reddy was elected as MLA from Madhira constituency in 1967 and also worked as irrigation minister in Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy's cabinet. Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka from Indian National Congress was elected as MLA from Madhira constituency in 2009 Assembly Elections and also served as a Chief VIP of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, now serving as a Deputy Speaker of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
Festivals like Shivaratri attract people all around the mandal with its colorful fair. Lord Shiva temple situated near the bank of the Wyra River, Ramalayam temple and Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari temples are the major attractions. The Lord Shiva temple is known for its architectural similarity with Varanasi having river/water in the front and a grave yard on its right.
Patriots like Vasireddy Venkatapathy, Miriyala Narayana Gupta, Jamalapuram Keasva Rao who fought against the British rule and Nizam's cruel army was born in Madhira mandal.Bommakanti Satyanarayana Contest as Hyderbad State P.C.C President In 17 January 1954 (opposition :Konda Venkatreddy). 47MLA support to Bommakanti Satyanarayana in 1955 To formation Visalandhra 47 MLAs under leadership of Bommakanti Satyanarayana meet to Nehru,Radakrishna, Govind Vallab Path, Moulana Azad and demand for Visalandhra in 4th Nov 1955 Bommakanti think he can check Konda Venkat reddy and Chenna Reddy with association of Ayyadevara Kaleshwarao and Andhra Leaders after formation of visalandhra but andhra leader check to Bommakanti Bommakanti….. Praja party members some of Congress men who Opposed sanjiv Reddy leadership as chief Minister to AP State Formed Socilist Democratic Party in 1959, the Convention elected, P.V.G.Rajuas as Chairman Bommakanti Satyanarayana as General Secretary Chenna Reddy as Legislature Party Leader Strength of the party 41 MLAs and main opposition party In Assembly
C.P.M has the strong support from the public.At the time of c.p.m candidate as m.l.a Madhira Mandal developed well.
bodepudi venkateswara rao tried his kevel best to place busdepot at madhira,and he supply the drinking water as
"bodepudi sujalasravanti padakam". he helped people to build "pakka illu". People look him as a god katta venkata narasayya is well known C.P.M seanior leader who developed madhira after b.venkateswara rao
he take care on bus depot to stop lockout he is from agricultural family he call the people with their names from any village he had that much of contacts with public he helped the people at the time of storm on 2006,but he resign the party because of batti vikramarka who is now mla of madhira. he keep congress flag on katta when he doesnt watch .it makes the katta to resign from the party ofcourse he doesnt join in any party .
batti vikramarka who is the mla of madhira is the chief fellow.he buy the votes at eleection time.
he warns the people to win in elections.he spent the money and drink.he take commissions from contractors to work on the govt projects he ask 3 lakhs money to mallavaram bridge opening and he build up a project at the jalimudi without need because he bought the land at errupalem ,it doesnt had the water specility for that purpose through the project he get the water to the his land. nandigama madhira double road project he take the 5 crores money
The major source of revenue is business and agriculture.No other significant developments were made by any ruling Governments in this town like its counterparts Bhadrachalam, Kothagudem and Palwancha after the British Rule except the fly over in the middle of the city.