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Association for Rivers and Coastal-Ecosystems Conservation (ARCC)
We, the Chenchus, Malls including our ancestors are the part of the Biodiversity of Nallamala Forest of the Krishna River valley. We are descendants and progeny of Lordess mysamma, a sanskritezed name as Bramari also called as Krishna River and Lord Mallana also called as Siva, Sankara, and Hara and with some other sanskritezed names. Our Lord Mallana, who is our ancestors’ great grand fathers’ abode is Sreesailam the age old shrine earlier than shrine Varnasi women deity where as Sreesailam is guarded by eight Wild hounds(Reechus) the incarnations of Lord Bhirava also called Bhadrudu in eight corners. In process of Aryanization of Indian Culture and Tradition these eight hounds were replaced by eight Nandis (Oxen)..
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