Aliabad, Hyderabad

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Aliabad, Hyderabad
Aliabad, Hyderabad is located in Andhra Pradesh
Aliabad, Hyderabad
Aliabad, Hyderabad
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°20′47″N 78°28′13″E / 17.346277°N 78.470222°E / 17.346277; 78.470222Coordinates: 17°20′47″N 78°28′13″E / 17.346277°N 78.470222°E / 17.346277; 78.470222
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
 • Body GHMC
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 053
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bahadurpura
Planning agency GHMC

Aliabad (Telugu: అలిఅబాద్) is one of the old suburbs in Hyderabad, India.[1] It is part of the old city of Hyderabad. It is very close to the historic Charminar.

Aliabad is situated about 2.5 km from Charminar towards Falaknuma palace. Aliabad Darwaza (door) is one of the 8 entrances to the erstwhile Hyderabad. Aliabad is home for many public figures like Baddam Bal Reddy (BJP), Mulley Baliah (Congress, ex-chairman HUDA), Kankar Laxma Reddy (Entrepreneur and Congress Leader), Rebba Anjiah (Jansangh member), Borra Madhav Reddy (public prosecutor), V Suryaprakash Reddy alias Pedda Reddanna (educationist) and Aekka Yadagiri Rao (renowned sculptor). Many civil contractors in MCH (current GHMC) ),Dr Syed Ghulam Dastagir Social worker and (M.I.M member) who still live's in Aliabad. Most Aliabad children attended the only English medium missionary school St. Mark's Boys Town High School. The school is located in a 40 acres (160,000 m2) sprawling and scenic campus and provided education to scores to students living in Aliabad. Aliabad has produced many successful students, who by their hardwork achieved higher goals in life as engineers, doctors and successful businessmen. Dr. S.S Jaya Kumar, Kankar Ravinder Reddy (Deccan Granites), Devender Reddy (Vasudeva Realtors), Venkat Aekka (NRI),Chandra Kanth Reddy Chitepu (NRI), Jagjivan Reddy (BJP), G. Vinod Reddy (Congress) are some of the exemplifying examples.Adding to this in Aliabad there used to live Guda Saketa Rama Rao a famous Doctor who used to practice three fields of Medicine UNANI, AYURVEDHA AND ALLOPATHIC MEDICINE. He also worked as Professor in Gandhi Medical College, Deccan Medical College. He was famous for free treament to poor people. People from different parts of Old City used to visit and get treated. Ramana Guda third son is an NRI settled in USA. All other children are in settled in other parts of Hyderabad. There is a big community of Brahmins in the center of Aliabad near market.

Quite a few of the Aliabad folks of the 1980s migrated to new city because of communal riots.

Public transport[edit]

Aliabad is connected by buses run by APSRTC, since a Bus Depot is close by, it is well connected. Buses that run are 65 & 9.

The closest MMTS train station is at Uppuguda which is only a kilometer away. lasku em ledaaa