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city (1991 pop. 121,422), S Andhra Pradesh state, S central India. It is a district administrative center and a market for peanuts, cotton, and melons. Paint and varnish are manufactured, and barite is processed. The city was part of the Chola empire (11th–15th cent.). Muslims conquered it in 1565, and the British took control in 1800. It was formerly known as Cuddapah.
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Summary: Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 30 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader C.
Ramesh began the strike last week on Wednesday, demanding the Centre to set up an integrated steel plant in Kadapa, as promised in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act in 2014, also known as the Telangana Act.
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