The original name of Puttaparthy was Gollapalli which is situated on the banks of Chitravathi River. The entire area was covered with anthills with snake pits. Gollapalli thus became Puttapalli (village of anthills) and in due course Puttaparthy. Puttaparthy is now adored all over the world as the birthplace of the Avatar of the Age, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Prasanthi Nilayam, the Highest Abode of Peace was constructed in 1950 by the dedicated and loving devotees of Bhagawan Sri Satya Sai Baba, a new movement itself for the regeneration of human society. This tiny village has now grown into a full-fledged township with all modern amenities that would suit a fast growing population of multinational texture including Airport. Previously Puttaparthy town in Kadiri division is a part of Ananthapuramu District. The Ananthapuramu district was formed in the year 1882 duly separated from Bellary district of Karnataka state. Later on, it was expanded with the addition of Kadiri, Mudigubba, Nallamada, N.P.Kunta, Talupula, Nallacheruvu, O.D.Cheruvu, Tanakal, Amadagur and Gandlapenta (previous Kadiri Taluk) Revenue mandals from Y.S.R Kadapa District in the year 1910. Th e th en District Ananthapuramu had been divided into 5 Revenue Divisions consists of 63 Revenue Mandals (Ananthapuramu Division-19, Dharmavaram Division-8 and Penukonda Division-13, Kadiri Division-12, Kalyandurgam Division-11)….. View More

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Sri Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
P Arun Babu IAS.,
Sri P.Arun Babu .,I.A.S Collector & District Magistrate, Sri Sathya Sai District
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