Venkatadri Naidu was the ruler of a small kingdom in the south Indian State of Andhra Pradesh. He was best known for his contributions to Hinduism and Hindu temples in the Krishna River delta region. He safeguarded Hindu Dharma. His objective was protecting Telugu country from alien invaders. Many of the inscriptions glorified the victories of Venkatadri Naidu and the statecraft he practiced. He renoated and strengthened Amareswara Temple in Amaravati. He was responsible for the construction of temples at Mangalagiri, Ponnur, Chandolu, Chebrolu and Jaggayyapeta.
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