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    History – Hindupur is a town in the Anantapur district. Its name was given by a Maratha Chieftain called Murari Rao, who named this town after his father Hindoji Rao, or after a king named Hindurao.

    Hindupur is a financial centre. Hindupur is also famous for Mudireddy Palli silk sarees. These sarees are made out of cheap silk. But the sarees looks like Kancheevaram Sarees.

    How to Reach – It is situated at a distance of 106 kilometers from the district centre Anantapur, 100 kilometres from the city of Bengaluru and 14 kilometres from Lepakshi.


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    Temple Name – Sri Parshwanatha Swamy Digambar Jain Temple

    Temple Type – Digambar Temple

    Main Deity – Idol of Lord Parshwanatha.

    Temple History – A temple of Lord Parshwanatha in found at this place. The idol of bhagwan Parshwanatha in the Kayotsarga posture is about 4 feet high and is very attractive.

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