Amaravati


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Amaravati

(ŭ'mərävŭ`tē), ancient ruined city, Andhra Pradesh state, SE India, near the mouth of the Krishna River. The former capital of the Buddhist Satavahana, or Andhra, kingdom, it is a well-known archaeological site. Remains include a beautiful Buddhist stupa (1st cent. A.D.). In 2015 an area including the ancient city was designated as the location for Andhra Pradesh's future capital, also to be called Amaravati.
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Summary: Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 30 (ANI): Jana Sena Party (JSP) chief Pawan Kalyan on Friday assured the people living in the capital region that his party will fight to every extent to keep the capital status of Amaravati.
For historians of South Asian and Buddhist art, Amaravati is one of the most renowned places in India.
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The two Buddhist sites from Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati and Nagarjunskonda, have justifiably held the attention of scholars-from the earliest attempts to quantify, judge, and understand Indian art in the eighteenth century up until today.
Summary: Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) spokesperson Manoj Kothari on Thursday accused the previous state government headed by N Chandrababu Naidu of insider trading and said that there are several issues with the Amaravati capital.