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Veeravasaram is a village located in West Godavari district. It was one of the old trade centers of British East India Company. During British regime it was a Taluq Headquarters town. Prior to the introduction of mandals, it was a part of Bhimavaram Taluq. Veeravasaram station is located on Bhimavaram–Narasapur branch line. Veeravasaram is also very nearer to Palakol. It is equidistant from Bhimavaram and Palakole. It is located on the main road between Bhimavaram & Palakol. APSRTC buses pass through Veeravasaram. Once a part of Veeravasaram Gram Panchayath Talathadithippa is birthplace for great freedom fighters like Veera Raghavalu Jakkamsetti. Veeravasaram is the birthplace of a great Telugu writer Chilakamathi Laxmi Narasimham, who wrote novels like Ganapathi. He also wrote poems against Colonial rule. And Panjavemavaram is nearby Veeravasaram and this village is more famous for the mighty goddess Paddala Venkamma and she belongs to "Panja's"; all that village has one and only one surname that is Panja that is why that village is called Panajavemavaram.

Major villages in Veeravasaram mandal are Veeravasaram, Konithiwada, Navuduru. Thokalapudi is also a village near to Veeravasaram. Shri Mandavilli Chidambaram, a big farmer and village leader lived in the Thokalapudi village. The said person lived during 1900 to 1980 and was innovative in paddy crop and coconut gardens.

Now the village is administered by Sri Musalayya. Ex bureaucrat Sri Anjaneyulu is now living in the village. He has been caring for many dogs which are very rare breed.

There is a centuries old inscription on a Nandi in Sri Veereswara, Visweswara, Subrahmanyeswara, Kanakadurga and Venu Gopalaswamy Temples Complex. So far many attempts are made by archeologists to understand the script, results are not known yet. A temple in which the chief deity is Seetaramaswamy is also there with a tall gopuram. The sanctum sanctorum is just a replica of Bhadrachalam idols.

Cinemas: In Veeravasaram there is only one cinema theater now Hanuman Talkies. In Veeravasaram mandalam, two more theaters are there: PadmaSri in Navuduru: village and Ramakrishna in Konithiwada village.

Hospitals: There are two primary health centres, one in Veeravasaram and the other one in Konithiwada village. Four hospitals are there in Navuduru, with class equipment and best services.

Politics: Is the center place of freedom fights and great communist moment.

Leaders: Communist legend Yallabandi Polisetti was born in Navuduru only.

Temples: Venkateswara Swamy and Subhrahmanyeswara Swamy temples in Tokalapudi, Shiridi sai baba temple in panja vemavaram, Paddala Venkamma Temple and Satyanarayana Swami temples in Navuduru Junction and Rama Lingeswara Swami and Ramalayam temples in Navuduru.

It is a place of devotees, too. It has many churches like Carmel Prayer House, Lutheran church, etc. These are famous in the village.

Special features: India's second Bharata Matha Temple is in Navuduru.
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