Nellore is a city and region central command of Nellore locale in the Indian territory of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of Penna River and is the fourth most crowded city in the state.
Nellore had been under the standard of Cholas, Pallavas, pandyas, Maurya Dynasty, Kharavela of Chedi tradition, Satavahanas, Kakatiyas, Eastern Gangas of Kalinga Empire, Vijayanagara Empire, Arcot Nawabs and different administrations.
Nellore existed from the seasons of the Cholas managed by Rajendra Chola I under Tanjavur Mauryan realm and was led by Ashoka in the third century B.C. Nellore was vanquished by the Rulers of the Pallava Dynasty and it was under their till the sixth century AD, in this manner the Chola rulers ruled Nellore for a significant lot of time. The Telugu Cholas met their decrease in the thirteenth Century.Tamil engravings demonstrate that it shaped piece of Cholas kingdom till their decrease in the thirteenth century AD It later turned into a piece of Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Sultanate of Golconda, Mughal Empire and Arcot Nawabdom. In the 18th century, Nellore was assumed control by the British from the Arcot Nawabs and was a piece of the Madras Presidency of British India.
The city had a critical job in the development of the Telugu dialect and the arrangement of the province of Andhra Pradesh. Potti Sriramulu, who fasted until death for the arrangement of Andhra Pradesh, hailed from Nellore.