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Nellore District renamed Potti Sreeramulu Nellore
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Nellore District renamed Potti Sreeramulu Nellore
People welcomes name change of the town

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Nellore District renamed Potti Sreeramulu Nellore

People welcomes name change of the town

Nellore, June 4, 2008

Nellore District took a name change today as the State Government Order GO is released today. The district name change came into effect from today afternoon.

Potti Sreeramulu is an Indian revolutionary and fought for the statehood of Andhra Pradesh. Though born in Chennai, he relocated to Nellore where he spent considerable time since his childhood. He went on fast for many social causes - particular those of upliftment of the society. His sacrifice of fast-onto-death is considered one of the most instrumental cause for the formation of the state. Potti Sreeramulu is often attributed to be a person belonging to Nellore.

People of Nellore district welcomed the name change saying they can now recall the iconic leader in their minds everyday.

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Nellore District renamed Potti Sreeramulu Nellore
People welcomes name change of the town

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