Andhra Pradesh Government to Rename Rajahmundry as Rajamahendravaram

Andhra Pradesh Government to Rename Rajahmundry as Rajamahendravaram

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu takes a dip in the river Godavari on the occasion of 'Maha Pushkaralu'

Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu tonight said that the government had decided to rename Rajahmundry city in the East Godavari district as 'Rajamahendravaram'.
     
A Government Order (GO) on this will be issued soon, he added, addressing a press conference on the last day of 12-day Godavari Pushakaram festival here.
     
The new name is derived from a Chalukya dynasty ruler of the 11th century who ruled over the city.
     
The city, located on the banks of Godavari, is the headquarters of Rajahmundry urban and Rural mandals.