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What is the other name for Sampenga Vaagu?
A. Sammakka Vaagu
B. Sarakka Vaagu
C. Pagididda Vaagu
D. Jampanna Vaagu

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The Sampenga Vaagu is a beautiful stream and was ruled by the tribal clan of Kakatiyas during the 13th century. The Sampanna Vagu is a tributary of the Godavari river. Sampanna Vagu is a tributary of the Godavari River. He was a tribal warrior, according to legend, and the son of Sammakka, the tribal goddess.

Complete answer:
A tribal chief called Medaraju was under the Kakatiya kings and his wife was Sammakka. The daughter of Medaraju and Sammakka was Sarakka and their son was jampanna. They also had a son – in – law named Pagididda Raju. Once the Kakatiya king sent his army to collect the tribute from Medaraju, but due to drought Medaraju could not pay the tribute to the Kakatiya king. The entire family of Medaraju led the men and women of the tribe in the battle. In the battle, all of them were killed. To prevent the kakatiya army from crossing the stream, jampanna the son of Medaraju fought bravely till his last breath and died in the Sampenga Vaagu place.

After the battle was over the tribals of that place started to worship and revere the warrior queens. To commemorate the valour of the tribal women the pilgrims who come to the bi-annual Jatara first have a bath in the stream where Jampanna had lost his life.
Hence, Sampenga Vaagu is called Jampanna Vaagu.

Therefore, the correct answer is D

The Sampenga Vaagu is known as the Kumbh Mela of Telangana and it is claimed to be the biggest Asian congregation in the Asian continent and it attracts most tribal devotees. This Jatara is renowned for witnessing one of the world's largest gatherings of individuals. Bangaram (jaggery) is offered by citizens. The Jatara starts in Mulug district at Medaram in Tadvai Mandal.