The Golconda Sultans fought for the fort in 1531, 1536 and 1579, and Sultan Quli Qutb Shah captured it in 1579, renaming it Murtuzanagar. Reliance Industries Limited struck nine trillion cubic feet of gas reserves in the KG basin, 150 km (93 mi) off the Andhra Pradesh coast near Kakinada. Get the latest news and updates on Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2019 including live updates on voting, candidate profiles, political parties, polling, results. The Yerrabalem Census Town has population of 7,803 of which 3,903 are males while 3,900 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. [180] The railway station of Shimiliguda was the first highest broad gauge railway station in the country. The Qutb Shahi dynasty held sway over the Andhra country for about two hundred years from the early part of the sixteenth century to the end of the seventeenth century.[67]. East Godavari district has the highest number of constituencies with 19 and Vizianagaram district has the least with 9 assembly seats. "[99] The Prajñāpāramitā Sutras belong to the earliest Mahayana Sutras.[100][101]. Bihar has overtaken Maharashtra as the second largest state by population with close to 125 million people living here. The ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam is the home to Andhra Pradesh cricket team. The state's natural attractions include the beaches of Visakhapatnam, hill stations such as the Araku Valley and Horsley Hills, and the delta of Konaseema in the Godavari River delta. India's lunar orbiter Chandrayaan-1 was launched from the centre at 6:22 AM IST on 22 October 2008. Other Hindu saints include Sadasiva Brahmendra, Bhaktha Kannappa, Yogi Vemana, Sathya Sai Baba and Pothuluru Veerabrahmendra. [201] There are 18 state universities in the districts providing higher education in horticulture, law, medical, technology, Vedic and veterinary. [148], The print media in the state consists mainly of Telugu and English newspapers. Exports of pharmaceuticals* from the state stood at US$ 1.41 billion in FY18 and reached US$ 1.15 billion in Nannayya, Tikkana and Yerrapragada form the trinity who translated the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata into Telugu language. Tirupati is the major pilgramage center in south India located in Chittor district of Andhra Pradesh. BJP’s National Secretary Sunil Deodhar asserted that the the “saffron’s first stop in Andhra Pradesh is Tirupati.” He was speaking at a rally following an executive meeting of BJP members in Tirupati. The Indian National Congress (INC), the Praja Socialist Party and the Krishi Lok Party were the major parties in the 1950s. [211] It is India's primary orbital launch site. As of 2011 Census of India, the residual state had a population of 49,386,799 with a population density of 308/km (800/sq mi). In the 3rd century BCE, Andhra was a vassal kingdom of Ashoka but after his death Andhra became powerful and extended its empire to the whole of Maratha country and beyond. Major airports in the state are Visakhapatnam, Rajamahendravaram, Vijayawada, with Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and Vijayawada being international airports. [37][38] They did not refer themselves as Andhra in any of their coins or inscriptions; it is possible that they were termed as Andhras because of their ethnicity or because their territory included the Andhra region. [96][97] A. K. Warder holds that "the Mahāyāna originated in the south of India and almost certainly in the Andhra country. Vemana is notable for his philosophical poems. The population of Vijayawada in 2019 is 1.6524 Million + 0.06648 Million = 1.71888 Million. The 1989 elections ended the rule of Rao, with the INC returning to power with Marri Chenna Reddy at the helm. [182] The state has four other domestic airports, Rajahmundry Airport, Cuddapah Airport, a privately owned, public use airport at Puttaparthi, and Tirupati Airport located in the city of Tirupati. There are a total of 31 cities which include, 16 municipal corporations and 14 municipalities. [d] Chittoor district has the most mandals with 66 and Vizianagaram has the least with 34.[105]. The cities written in bold are the headquarters of their respective district. The largest city and commercial hub of the state, Visakhapatnam being the executive capital while Amaravati and Kurnool serve as legislative and judicial capitals respectively. [79] The diversity of fauna includes tigers, panthers, hyenas, black bucks, cheetals, sambars, sea turtles and a number of birds and reptiles. The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday presented its Budget, with a proposed expenditure of Rs 2,24,789.18 crore. They were held alongside the 2019 Indian general election.. Therefore, the population increases each year by 0.06648 Million. [177][178] There is a demand for creating a unified zone for the state based out of Visakhapatnam. The highways in the state are also being widened. Proposals to upgrade Vijayawada, Kakinada and Rajamahendravaram into Greater Municipal Corporations are under consideration for a long time. There are two main rivers namely, Krishna and Godavari, that flow through the state. [87] Tamil, Kannada and Odia are spoken in border-areas. 2019 Indian general election in Andhra Pradesh ... 49.15% 39.59% 0.96% Andhra Pradesh. Near the temple complex is a large granite Nandi bull. Therefore, the population of Hyderabad in 2019 is 11.572 Million + 0.6744 Million = 12.2464 Million. The state is well connected to other states through road and rail networks. [109], As of 2014, the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh is the lower house of the state with 175 members and the Legislative Council is the upper house with 58 members. The Krishna River valley was "a site of extraordinary Buddhist activity for almost a thousand years. [197] The central universities are All India Institute of Medical Sciences, IIM Visakhapatnam, IIT Tirupati, NIT Tadepalligudem, IIITDM Kurnool,[198] Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy,[199] NIDV, Central University of Andhra Pradesh, IIIT Sri City, IISER Tirupati, Agriculture University, Guntur and IIFT Kakinada. [50] The roots of the Telugu language have been seen on inscriptions found near the Guntur district and from others dating to the rule of Renati Cholas in the fifth century CE. [80] The state possesses some rare and endemic plants like Cycas beddomei, Pterocarpus santalinus, Terminalia pallida, Syzygium alternifolium, Shorea talura, Shorea tumburgia, Psilotum nudum, etc. Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) in Vijayawada is one of the largest bus terminals in Asia. According to Aitareya Brahmana of the Rig Veda, the Andhras left north India from banks of River Yamuna and settled in south India. Venkateswara Temple at Tirupati is the world's second-richest temple and is visited by millions of devotees throughout the year. [159] In the years 2005, 2006 and 2008, the Telugu film industry produced the largest number of films in India, exceeding the number of films produced in Bollywood. He said while the crime rate in India per one lakh population was 241.2, it was 227.9 in Andhra Pradesh. [160][161] The industry holds the Guinness World Record for the largest film production facility in the world.[162]. Lambasingi in Visakhapatnam district is also nicknamed as the "Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh" due to its relatively cool climate as compared to others and the temperature ranges from 0 to 10 °C (32 to 50 °F).[81][82]. [169] NH 16, with a highway network of around 1,000 km (620 mi) in the state, is a part of Golden Quadrilateral Project undertaken by National Highways Development Project. The range of winter temperature is generally 12 to 30 °C (54 to 86 °F). The state has many sanctuaries, national parks and zoological parks, such as Coringa, Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve, Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park and Indira Gandhi Zoological Park. The Vijayanagara emperor Krishnadevaraya captured it in 1516. [184] The other famous ports are Krishnapatnam Port (Nellore), Gangavaram Port and Kakinada Port. 700 million tonnes (690,000,000 long tons; 770,000,000 short tons) of metal grade Bauxite deposits in proximity to Visakhapatnam Port. [20] It is also known as the "rice bowl of India" for being a major producer of rice in India. [202] Andhra University is the oldest of the universities in the state, established in 1926. Economy of Andhra Pradesh. The Nizams retained control of the interior provinces as the princely state of Hyderabad, acknowledging British rule in return for local autonomy. Tirupati with ₹693 million (US$9.7 million) and Kakinada with ₹615 million (US$8.6 million) stand next. Srikakulam is the least populated Municipal Corporation with a population of 147,015. info)) is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. The Andhra Pradesh Forest Department deals with protection, conservation and management of forests. The Vijayanagara emperor Krishnadevaraya wrote Amuktamalyada. However, post bifurcation from Telangana, the state is expected to reach 91.1% by 2021. [6][103], The 50 revenue divisions are in turn divided into 671 mandals. [190][191] As per the child info and school information report (2018–19), there were a total of 7,041,568 students,[192] enrolled in 62,063 schools respectively. Do you want to know which caste is more powerful in Andhra Pradesh? November, December, January, and February are the winter months in Andhra Pradesh. It was established in 1336 by Harihara Raya I and his brother Bukka Raya I of the Sangama Dynasty. [196], Higher education in the state is administered by the Department of Higher Education. Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL), National Institute of Oceanography, Visakhapatnam (NIO), School of Planning and Architecture at Vijayawada is an autonomous research institute under Ministry of Human Resource Development of Government of India, National Atmospheric Research Laboratory carry out fundamental and applied research in atmospheric and space sciences,[205] Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati,[206] Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research, Visakhapatnam Central Tobacco Research Institute, Rajahmundry under control of ICAR (Indian Council of Agriculture Research) conducts fundamental and applied research on tobacco for the benefit of the farming community,[207] Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research (IIOPR) at Pedavegi near Eluru in West Godavari district serves as a centre for conducting and co-ordinating research on all aspects of oil palm conservation, improvement, production, protection, post-harvest technology and transfer of technology,[208] CCRH Regional Research Institute at Gudivada, Clinical Research Institute at Tirupati and National Institute of Oceanography[209] at Visakhapatnam are some of them. July to September is the season for tropical rains. Andhra Pradesh hosted 121.8 million visitors in 2015, a 30% growth in tourist arrivals over the previous year, making it the third most-visited state in India. [39][40][41], The Assaka Mahajanapada, one of the sixteen Vedic Mahajanapadas, included Andhra, Maharashtra and Telangana. Hyderabad will remain as a joint capital for not exceeding ten years. [151] Harikathaa Kalakshepam (or Harikatha) involves the narration of a story, intermingled with various songs relating to the story. [142] There are also other notable handicrafts present in the state, like the soft limestone idol carvings of Durgi. It is an exporter of many agricultural products and is also known as "Rice Bowl of India". After the unification with Telangana, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy became the first chief minister. [75] The plains to the east of Eastern Ghats form the Eastern coastal plains. The INC ruled the state from 1956 to 1982. The vegetation found in the state is largely of dry deciduous types with a mixture of teak, Terminalia, Dalbergia, Pterocarpus, Anogeissus, etc. Folk songs are very important and popular in the many rural areas of the state. [33] The region is also home to a variety of other pilgrimage centres, such as the Pancharama Kshetras, Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga and Kodanda Rama Temple. Later the Communist Party of India (CPI) became the dominant opposition party. [215], Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. The Telugu film culture (also known as "Tollywood") is the second-largest film industry in India next to the Bollywood film industry. As per 2018, it is the fifth most crowded city in the state with around 540,825 individuals. The literacy rate of the state stands at 67.41%. In 2004, Congress returned to power with a new chief ministerial face, YS Rajashekara Reddy, better known as YSR. The capital of both Andhra Pradesh … of cities. [93], Buddhism spread to Andhra Pradesh early in its history. In the early nineteenth century, Northern Circars was ceded to the British East India Company and became part of the Madras Presidency. The same figure was recorded to be 52,610,934 in year 2019. Sricity located in Chittoor district is an integrated business city which is home to firms including PepsiCo, Isuzu Motors, Cadbury India, Kellogg's, Colgate-Palmolive, Kobelco etc. As indicated by 2011, the numbers of individuals were 2,035,922, making it the fourteenth largest city in the country. Visakhapatnam is the largest city in Andhra Pradesh.It is situated on the bank of the Bay of Bengal in the northeast part of the state. [24][25] The Assaka Mahajanapada (700–300 BCE) was an ancient kingdom located between the Godavari and Krishna Rivers in southeastern India accounts that people in the region are descended from the Viswamitra are found in the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas. "[98] According to Xing, "Several scholars have suggested that the Prajnaparamita probably developed among the Mahasamghikas in Southern India probably in the Andhra country, on the Krishna River. In February 2014, the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 bill was passed by the Parliament of India for the formation of the Telangana state comprising ten districts. Rural population : 70.4 % (34,776,389 ) The state has a total road network of 53,403 km (33,183 mi), of which 6,401 km (3,977 mi) of National highways, 14,722 km (9,148 mi) of state highways and 32,280 km (20,060 mi) of district roads. [1], Visakhapatnam is the most populated city with a population of 2,035,922 after merger of surrounding towns of Gajuwaka, Bheemunipatnam and Anakapalle Municipalities into Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (VMC) and it was upgraded to Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC). Ultimate water and energy requirements of the state can be fully met by the combination of cheap solar power, PHES and irrigation projects economically harnessing renewable energy without much damage to the environment. The BCs constitute the majority population in Andhra Pradesh, forming 49.55% of the total state’s population. The Tummalapalle Uranium mine in Andhra has confirmed 49,000 tonnes (48,000 long tons; 54,000 short tons) of ore and there are indications that it could hold reserves totaling three times its current size. [54][55][56] Efforts are in progress to classify Kondaveedu Fort as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rice is the major food crop and staple food of the state. [45] The Andhra Ikshvakus, with their capital at Vijayapuri, succeeded the Satavahanas in the Krishna River valley in the latter half of the 2nd century. The coast of the state extends along the Bay of Bengal from Srikakulam to Nellore district. Andhra Pradesh was ranked eighth among other Indian states in terms of GSDP for the financial year 2014–2015. It has about one-third of India's limestone reserves and is known for large exclusive deposits of barytes and galaxy granite in the international market.[129]. It is the managerial base camp of Visakhapatnam locale and besides the Financial Capital of the state. [127] The state is also emerging as destination for the automobile industry which already hosts companies including Ashok Leyland in Krishna district, Hero Motors in Chittoor district, Kia Motors in Anantapur district. "[94] The ancient Buddhist sites in the lower Krishna Valley, including Amaravati, Nagarjunakonda and Jaggayyapeta "can be traced to at least the third century BCE, if not earlier. Jnanpith Award holders from the state include Viswanatha Satyanarayana. The state of Hyderabad was integrated into the Indian Union with Operation Polo in 1948.[69]. Source: Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner … Notable cricketers from Andhra Pradesh include former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, Maharajkumar of Vizianagram, M. V. Narasimha Rao, M. S. K. Prasad, V. V. S. Laxman, Tirumalasetti Suman, Arshad Ayub, Ambati Rayudu, Venkatapathy Raju, Sravanthi Naidu, Yalaka Venugopal Rao and Hanuma Vihari. [139], Machilipatnam and Srikalahasti Kalamkari are the two unique textile art forms practised in India. [214], Krishnam Raju Gadiraju of Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, is a four-time world record holder. Population of India 2019- India Population 2019, Most Populated States Population of India 2019: Looking into the latest UN data, the approximate population of India is 1,350,438,098. [166] The valleys and hills include, Araku Valley, Horsley Hills, Papi Hills etc. Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): The crime rate in Andhra Pradesh in 2019 per 1 lakh population was lower than the national average, said DGP Gautam Sawang on Tuesday. There are also 16 small air strips located in the state. Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains and the people who declined to state their religion make up the remaining portion of population.[92]. [132] The state has become power surplus with excess power generation being exported to other states. She won the bronze medal on 19 September 2000, in the 69 kg (152 lb) category with a lift of 240 kg (530 lb). Cherukuri Lenin (1985 or 1986 – 24 October 2010) was an Indian archer and coach who won a silver medal at the Asian Grand Prix in Malaysia and was a national archery coach. Image Source: Andhra people gathering at Tirupati meeting in 2019. Local power plants of 9,600 MW capacity only are supplying electricity in the state, which includes Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant (2000 MW) of NTPC, Vizag Thermal Power Station (1040 MW), Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station (1650 MW), Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station (1600 MW), and Vijayawada Thermal Power Plant (1760 MW). According to a (disputed) bill of 2020, Amaravati loses its status as only capital city; the city that was founded in 2015 becomes legislative capital. The IT/ITES revenues of Visakhapatnam is at ₹14.45 billion (US$200 million) in 2012–2013. [185] There are 14 notified non-major ports at Bheemunipatnam, S.Yanam, Machilipatnam, Nizampatnam, and Vadarevu. Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha swamy Temple, Simhachalam, Visakhapatnam. [114] In the 2010 list by Forbes magazine, several people from Andhra Pradesh were among the top 100 richest Indians. However, Komaram Bheem, a tribal leader, started his fight against the erstwhile Asaf Jahi Dynasty for the liberation of Hyderabad State. Minerals found in the state include limestone, reserves of oil and natural gas, manganese, asbestos, iron ore, ball clay, fire clay, gold diamonds, graphite, dolomite, quartz, tungsten, steatitic, feldspar, silica sand. Population growth in the state is 1.2% annually. [48], The Salankayanas were an ancient dynasty that ruled the Andhra region between Godavari and Krishna with their capital at Vengi (modern Pedavegi) from 300 to 440 CE. APSFL is an initiative of the government of Andhra Pradesh to set up an optical fiber network throughout the thirteen districts of Andhra Pradesh. [17] Andhra Pradesh was once a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in India and a Buddhist learning center which can be seen in many sites in the state in the form of ruins, chaityas and stupas[18][19] Andhra Pradesh is also known as the land of the world-famous diamond Koh-i-Noor and many other global known diamonds due to their presence in its Kollur Mine once. Andhra Pradesh is investing in building infrastructure in the state such as highways and making every service of the government digital. Rock-cut Buddha statue at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam. In 1947, Vizianagaram was the largest Hindu princely state in Andhra Pradesh. The state has varied topography ranging from the hills of Eastern Ghats and Nallamala Hills to the shores of Bay of Bengal that support varied ecosystems, the rich diversity of flora and fauna. Discovery of a large quantity of natural gas in KG Basin is expected to provide rapid economic growth. [125] The state also has seaports such as Visakhapatnam Port, Kakinada Port, Krishnapatnam Port for import and export and a shipyard for building ships at Visakhapatnam. [30] The Economy of Andhra Pradesh is the seventh-largest state economy in India with ₹9.33 trillion (US$130 billion) in gross domestic product and a higher than national average per capita GDP of ₹164,000 (US$2,300). Karnam Malleswari, the first female Indian to win an Olympic medal, hails from Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. ANDHRA PRADESH. [64][65], Harihara and Bukka, who served as treasury officers of the Kakatiyas of Warangal, founded the Vijayanagara Empire. Population break-up of AP as per 2011 census. Of the total population of Andhra Pradesh state, around 66.64 percent live in the villages of rural areas. Therefore, each year it has been noticed that the population increases by around 0.4824 Million. [32] The Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati is one of the world's most visited religious sites, with 18.25 million visitors per year. [136], Andhra Pradesh has rich culture and heritage. [149][dead link][150], Many composers of Carnatic music like Annamacharya, Kshetrayya, and Bhadrachala Ramadas were of Telugu descent. [83] West Godavari district has the highest literacy rate of 74.6% and Vizianagaram district has the least with 58.9%.[7][84]. [91], Religion in Andhra Pradesh (excluding Telangana)[92], The majority of the people in Andhra Pradesh are Hindus while Muslims constitute a sizeable minority. Bureau of Economics and Statistics was constituted in 1956 by clubbing the Statistical branch of Board of Revenue of the erstwhile Andhra State and the Bureau of Economics and Statistics of the erstwhile Hyderabad State. [212], The Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh is the governing body which looks after the infrastructure development in cricket, field hockey, association football, Skating, Olympic weightlifting, chess, water sports, tennis, badminton, table tennis, cycling, etc.[213]. The races Caucasoid, Mongoloid, Australoid or Veddoid are found throughout Andhra Pradesh. The total forest cover of the state after the bifurcation is left with an area of 22,862 square kilometres (8,827 sq mi). The population of India is rising at alarming rate and this is why the country is known as the second most populous country in the world after China. There are as many as 7 revenue divisions in East Godavari, and only 2 in Vizianagaram district. The Kadapa Basin[76][77][better source needed] formed by two arching branches of the Eastern Ghats is a mineral-rich area. After this rebellion, the Bahmani sultans launched no further military campaigns outside their kingdoms, because the Maratha empire soon emerged as the strongest power in India. [131], The state is a pioneer nationwide in solar power generation. [29] The state has a total of thirteen districts, nine located in Coastal Andhra and four in Rayalaseema. It entered the Guinness World Records for performing Mahabrinda Natyam with a total of 6,117 [173] The rail density of the state is 16.59 per 1,000 km (620 mi), compared to an all India average of 20. There are two cities with more than one million inhabitants, namely Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. "[95], The region played a central role in the development of Mahayana Buddhism, along with the Magadha-area in northeastern India. Visakhapatnam district has the largest urban population of 47.5% and Srikakulam district with 83.8%, has the largest rural population, among others districts in the state. [167] Arma Konda peak located in Visakhapatnam district is the highest peak in Eastern Ghats. He later served as president of India.[106][107]. According to the Polavaram ordinance bill 2014, 7 mandals of Khammam district in Telangana state merged with Andhra Pradesh to facilitate Polavaram project, due to which population of 247,515 added to Andhra Pradesh. The National Council of Applied Economic Research district analysis in 2001 reveals that Krishna, West Godavari and Chittoor are the three districts in rural AP with the highest Human Development Index scores in ascending order. But There is No Source Providing Accurate Info. According to the Polavaram ordinance bill 2014, 7 mandals of Khammam district in Telangana state merged with Andhra Pradesh to facilitate Polavaram project, due to which population of 247,515 added to Andhra Pradesh. The temples are the location of mural paintings of the Vijayanagara kings, Dravidian art, and inscriptions. 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[152] Burra katha is an oral storytelling technique with the topic be either a Hindu mythological story or a contemporary social issue. They constructed Kondaveedu Fort[citation needed], which they ruled between 1328 and 1428, before it was taken over by the Gajpathis of Orissa, and later ravaged by the Muslim rulers of the Bahmani kingdom in 1458. It is the only state with three capitals. 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[78] The forest in the state can be broadly divided into four major biotic provinces. [90], Urdu is the largest minority language. It was reconquered by Vijayanagara who overthrew sultanate rule across the entirety of modern-day Andhra Pradesh (excluding Telangana). [134] PHES projects also has synergy with the lift irrigation projects in storing water available during the monsoon season and supplying to the uplands throughout the year. [130] During 2016, nearly 3.8 trillion m3 (134 trillion cu ft) of methane hydrate deposits were explored in KG basin whose extraction was adequate to impart energy security for many decades to India. [8] Andhra Pradesh ranks 27th among Indian states in Human Development Index (HDI). It is bounded by the Indian states of Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the southwest and west, Telangana to the northwest and north, and Odisha to the northeast. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Anantapur in 2011 is 261,004; of which male and female are 130,777 and 130,227 respectively. news Opinion Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 17:29 Pooja Prasanna Follow @PoojaPrasanna4 [72] The new state of Telangana came into existence on 2 June 2014 after approval from the President of India. The state also has a union territory, Yanam - a district of Puducherry which lies to the south of Kakinada in the Godavari delta on the eastern side of the state. APGENCO is the power generating company owned by the state. After Potti Sreeramulu's death, the Telugu-speaking area of Andhra State was carved out of Madras State on 1 October 1953, with Kurnool as its capital city. [156][157], The Telugu film industry is largely based in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam. [7] The primary and secondary school education is imparted by government, aided and private schools, managed and regulated by the School Education Department of the state. 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