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South Indian Inscriptions



No. 772.

(A. R. No. 322  of  1922.)

On a rock to the west of the village of

Burrakayalakota, same Taluk and District. S.  16[1]8.  (Isvara)

States that, on the representation of the Reddi and Karanam of  Burakayalakota, that the old measurement of the lands of their village was incorrect, Inayat-Khan, the Fauzdar  of Gurramkonda, had the lands remeasured with a two-feet pole at the rate of 30 guntas per tumu.  Aurangazeb was the  emperor and Hazarat Aka-Khan (?) was Subedar  of Hyderabad.

No. 773.

(A. R. No. 427  of  1923.)

On a stone built in the back wall of the ruined temple of  Prasannayya, Bollavaram, Nandikotkuru Taluk, Kurnool District. S.  1619.  (Isvara)

Records the gift of land by Goparaju Prasannayya, Sthala-karanam of Bollavaram, to Krishnayya, Karanam of  Prolukallu while Aurang Padsha was ruling at Amudanagaram, another name for Hastinapuram (Delhi).

No. 774.

(A. R. No. 426  of  1923.)

On a stone built into the same wall. S.  1619.  (Isvara)

Records that Goparaju Prasannayya, Sthala-karanam  of Bollavaram, granted two Tums of land to the architect Musalaya, on the occasion of the consecration of the temple of Kasi Visvanatha, while Aurang Padsha was ruling at  Amudanagaram  which was another name for Hastinapuram (Delhi).

No. 775.

(A. R. No. 130  of  1923.)

On a slab set up in a field in the village of  Putteri,

Conjeevaram Taluk, Chingleput District. Undated.

Seems to record that the Kapus and the Karanam of Puteri gave a piece of land to one Timmabhatta while Alamgir Padsha Avarangzeb was the emperor and Razab Khan was Rauzdar.

No. 776.

(A. R. No. 56  of  1912.)

On a pillar in the temple of Kesavasvami at Chodavaram,

Viravalli Taluk, Vizagapatam District. S.  1658.  (Akshaya)

Incomplete.  Says that Pusapati Vijayaramaraju, son of Sitaramaraju was ruling the land and mentions the god Kesavasvami and the village  Chodavaram.

No. 777.

(A. R. No. 77  of  1912.)

On a slab set up in front of the temple of Bhogisvara,

Konakondla, Gooty Taluk, Anantapur District. S.  1662.  (Siddharthi)

Records that, on the occasion of the consecration of the temple of Kesavanathasvami at Konakondla, Molgu Timmaji made a gift of certain lands to one Kondamayya, presumably a trustee of the temple.  The grant is said to be made for the merit of Sultan Abdul Hasan Qutb Shab who was, however, not king at the time.

No. 778.

(A. R. No. 360  of  1915.)

On a slab set up near the temple of Ramasvami in

Muktesvaram, NarasaraopetaTaluk, Guntur District. Undated.

Simply states “the manyam (land) of Tejokhan’s mosque.”

No. 779.

(A. R. No. 362  of  1915.)

On a stone lying in a field in Chennupalli Agraharam,

same Taluk and District. Sake year not given (Siddharthi)

States that a certain Ballula Khan gave land to a certain mosque.

No. 780.

(A. R. No. 55  of  1909.)

On a slab set up near a well in the village

of Old Pallavaram, near Madras. Undated.

States that one Sheik Musa Miyya Sahib built a peta, established a market, had wells dug, formed a garden called bhuram Bag after Syed Ibrakhim Sahib and constructed chavadis, all at Pallavaram.

No. 781.

(A. R. No. 147  of  1921.)

On a rock in the maniyagar-manyam to the west of Paravakkal,

Gudiyattam Taluk, North Arcot District. Saka  year not given (Bahudhanya)

Unintelligible.  Seems to record that the agent of the Navab Sahib made a money payment to one Vengana with the consent of the Karanam, etc.,

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