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A District Gazetteer is a repository of facts and information collected from various reliable sources relating to the district. In fact, it is a factual account, supported by figures and other data, of the life story of the district and its people from the earliest times. The economic, social and cultural details and information on the economic resources of the whole district with reference to its various regions is presented in the district gazetteers in proper historical perspective. This helps to visualise an integral picture of the whole district. Besides this, the District Gazetteers being rich source of authentic information serve a great deal in development planning of the area under district.