Kambalapadu Ediga Madanna. Kambalapadu Ediga Krishnamurthy Goud, Deputy Chief Minister, Revenue and Stamps & Duty Minister of Andhra Pradesh. K.E. Prabhakar who is the son of K.E. Madanna. K.E. Prabhakar is a reputed businessman, also he won the pattikonda assembly constituency from kurnool district as MLA in 2009. K.E. Pratap is an Industrialist. K.E.Prasad is a Film Producer.
Sardar Sarvayi Papanna
Sardar Sarvayi Papanna Goud
born in Goud Community at Khilashapur Village
near Jangaon in Warangal District. He fought against the Muslim rule in Telangana. He constituted some mansions and protected the interest
of poor. He lived during the period of Aurangazeb. He supported the lives of many poor people who were Backward and downtrodden.He used
lead reddy,velama leaders to fight against Muslims for better living of Hindus. Shivaji conquered Maharastra from Muslim rule and at the
same time papanna occupied the Telangana area from Mughal rule between 1687 to 1724 AD.
His name, also spelt as Sardar Sarvai Papanna or Sardar Sarvay Papanna or Papadu also built a fort in Khilashapur which was also considered
as capital city.
As mentioned in A Concise History of INDIA written by Barbara D.Metcalf and Thomas R.Metcalf on page number 30 says Sardar Sarvai Papanna
Goud also called as Papadu,a Telugu cheftian.In the years after 1700,according to John Richards and V.Narayana Rao told in the above A
Concise History of INDIA,Papadu who hailed from Toddy tapping(fermented liquor manufacturing) caste,recruited followers from an array of
untouchable and ritually warrier groups to form an army of several thousand.With it he mounted successful assaults against several of the
major towns in Telangana which were under Mughals.It also says he was captured and killed after a year long siege of his hill-fort refuge
by Mughal force
Papanna Goud born in 1650 A.D lost his father during his early years assisted his mother Smt. Sarvamma as a cattle herder. And later on
upon his mother's request and force he took up Toddy tapping as his profession. Having seen the oppressions and atrocities committed by
Mughals, during that time raised a small army out of warrier castes through guerilla attacks on them.
He was a strong devotee of Lord Shiva and Goddess Yellamma. His victory inscriptions,and sculptures are also available in buddhism dominant
regions such as Dhoolmitta to show that he respected and loved Buddhism too..
Papanna Goud's history came into limelight when the british historian J.A.Boyal recorded the folklore music during 1874 A.D.This combined
with further studying of archealogical evidence of ruined or existing forts,inscriptions,and temples brought the history of Papanna Goud
Papanna during his reign of 30 years ruled Buvanagiri of Nalgonda,Thatikonda of Warangal,Kolanupaka,Cheriyala,Karimnagar,Huzurabad,and
Papanna constructed his first fort in Sarvayeepeta in 1675 A.D. According to the historian Pervaram Jeganatham,with the aim of expanding
his rule and conquering Golconda, Papanna constructed forts in Thatikonda, Vemulkonda during 1678 A.D.And between 1700 - 1705 A.D he
constructed another fort at Shahpuram.
Existing Check Dam constructed during the rule of Papanna in Thatikonda shows that he is a king of development oriented.Existing Goddess
Yellamma temple in Husnabad of Karimnagar constructed during the rule of Papanna show that Papanna was religious. This temple during times
was added with new idols.But the original Goddess Yellama idol constructed of soil is still existing.
Papanna mostly raised the funds for war and army by guerilla attacks on Subedar,Zamindars,landlords.Upon reaching the popularity of Papanna
news to Aurangazeb,he advised Rustum-dil Khan to suppress Papanna. Rustum-dil Khan then sent Qasim Khan to fight Papanna and conquer
Shahpura fort.Having Qasim Khan defeated and slayed by Papannam, Rustum-dil Khan himself entered the war and this went on for almost three
months.Rustum-dil Khan finally fled the war and Papanna lost his friend and close associate Sarvanna in this war.
After the death of Aurangazeb in 1707 A.D, the then deccan Subedar Kambaksh Khan started losing the control of deccan.Papanna having seen
the weak rule, attacked and conquered Warangal fort on April 1s in 1708A.D.
Papanna then conquered Golconda fort during the beginning of 1708 A.D.