Sullurpet Municipality was Constituted as Grade-IIII Municipality vide GO Ms No.31 dt:21.01.2012 and it is a Gate Way of “Sathish Dhavan Space Center SHAR” Sriharikota, which is one of the World Famous Rocket Launching Space Center.
The origin of “Sullurupet” came from “Sullu” meaning rounds or circles and “Peta” meaning town. Goddess Chengalamma, a grama devata of shakthi has a temple in Sullurupeta. The celebrations which are conducted here are called Tirunallu. On a particular day a goat will be tied at one end of the pole and will be circled in the air in front of the temple. This Process is called “Sullu” as such the name is known as Sullurupeta. In addition there will also be a ‘teppotsavam’ where the idol of Sri Chengalamma will be carried on a “teppa” i.e., a boat, in the Kalangi river,which flows near the temple. Tirunallu will also involve Mahishasura Mardhini and fireworks. ReadMore...