With the State Government considering naming the new capital as Amaravathi, the spotlight turned on the temple town spotted on the banks of River Krishna at a separation of 35 k.m. far from Guntur and 40 k.m. from Vijayawada.
Named after Amareswara Swamy Temple, one of the Pancharamas, in the southern district, this little town and the neighboring Dharanikota, were previously the seat of force amid the standard of Satavahana, who ruled during second century BCE and third century BCE.
From that point forward, it proceeded as the capital of numerous Andhra dynasties until the Mogul triumph and the consequent British rule.
Government appeared to have measured a few components in focusing in on this naming proposition. Boss Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has been summoning the Telugu pride amid his open addresses and it may be the case that incited Government consider Amaravathi, as it was at one time the capital of Satavahanas.
In the mean time, it is learnt that Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu needed to report the name of the new capital on the promising event of Ugadi, however kept it down.
As per a senior minister, who did not wish to be recognized, the Chief Minister before traveling to go to Ugadi capacity at Tullur showed to Cabinet colleagues that he would be declaring the name there. Notwithstanding, he was neutral with the plans at the capacity and changed his mind.
The Minister said that Mr. Naidu would be going by Singapore this month end to examine points of interest of the masterplan being arranged by orgs of that Government. After his arrival, there would be more greater clarity on the masterplan. On the other hand, imperative structures like Assembly, Secretariat, Raj Bhavan would be built inside the center capital range of 7,500 sections of land.