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Visakhapatnam Railway Division - Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam Road (Paperback) Loot Price: R190 Discovery Miles 1 900
Visakhapatnam Railway Division - Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam Road (Paperback): Books Llc
Visakhapatnam Railway Division - Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam Road (Paperback): Books Llc

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Chapters: Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam Road. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 31. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Visakhapatnam - The "City of Destiny" Aerial view of Visakhapatnam portVisakhapatnam (Vizag) is second largest city in Andhra Pradesh with an area of 550 km. It is primarily an industrial city, apart from being a port city. It is also home to the Eastern Naval Command. Visakhapatnam has seen rapid development in the past decade. The Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA) will get a new master plan consequent to the increase in its purview from 1700 km to 5500 km. The earlier master plan was approved by the government in 2006. VUDAs jurisdiction has been expanded in mid-2008. The city sometimes goes by its now mostly defunct colonial British name, Waltair. During the colonial era, the city's hub was the Waltair railway station, and that part of the city still is still called Waltair. It is sometimes referred to as the "City of Destiny". Visakhapatnam is home to several state-owned heavy industries, one of the most advanced steel plants and has one of the country's largest ports and its oldest shipyard. It has the only natural harbour on the eastern coast of India. 3rd century BC Buddhist ruins of ThotlakondaVisakhapatnam or the place of Visakha, is named after the deity of valour, the second son of Lord Shiva. The other story is that the beauty of the place was compared to the beauty of Sakhi Visakha. The legend is that Radha and Visakha were born on the same day and equally beautiful. The city people believe that an Andhra king, impressed by the beauty, built a temple to pay obeisance to his family deity, Visakha. The city has been mentioned in the Indian epics Rmyana and Mahbhrata, as well as the forests of the Eastern Ghats where the two brothers Rama and ...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=238760


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-29317-1
Barcode: 9781156293171
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-29317-0

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