said Varaha Pushkarani was construc- ted, it is said that the village is named as
There is a stone epigraph found in
thepillar of the Mukhamantapam of the Sri Mall- eswara swamivari temple, on the Indrakila
hill at Vijayawada, which gives the tale of this Pushkarani.
It is stated that one Malagunta Koonisetty who raised a
loan of twelve hundred Tankams from one Sri Kumara Telungu Rayalu by giving a third party
security of one Pinakuna Batchabattudu constructed Akiripalli.
He failed to repay the amount within the stipulated period
and therefore the matter was brought before the public of Sura- varam to decide.
As per the decision given by Suravaram Panchayat,
Koonisetty had to execute a palm-leaf document for the original sum and had to dedicate
his Sukritams and Tirtha Phalams to Batchabattudu.