Duggirala

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Duggirala or Duggiralla is a village and mandal located in Guntur district. Duggirala station is located on the Howrah-Chennai mainline. It is famous for its Turmeric Market.

Villages under Duggirala

Emani,Chiluvur,Kantam Raju Kondur,Penumuli,Morampudi,Pedapalem,Pedakonduru,Godavarru,Perakalapudi,Chinapalem,Chintalapudi.

Freedom Fighter Sri Venigalla Satyanarayana Rao who served as a minister and also MP is from Duggirala.

Dr.Jampala Ramakrishnaiah M.B.B.S. participated in the second world war as captain in the ARMY for Seven years and later practiced in the village.

Buckhimgham Canal (locally called as pedha kaluva) a tributary of river Krishna connecting Vijayawada and Chennai was used for navigational purposes, passes by Duggirala.

Zilla Parishad High School for Boys was started in the year 1912.Also has a ZP High School for Girls.Film personalities Mr Kongara Jaggaiah and Ms Jamuna are associated with these schools the former as Social Studies teacher in ZPBHS the latter as the student of the ZPGHS. Turmeric is grown in the area.JAMPALA SAMBAYYA a great philonthraphist is from Duggirala.Kamma hostel in Guntur is named after him.Other prominent persons from this village are Parvataneni Sambaiah who is one of the founders of Brahmayya &Co, Jampala Lakshmineedu Prasad famous Head Master are also from this village.Village is known for highest standards in education. Recently new buildings are constructed for ZP boys high school at a cost 70 Lakhs with handsome donation...
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