Asif Nagar

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Asif Nagar
suburb
Asif Nagar is located in Telangana
Asif Nagar
Asif Nagar
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°23′22″N 78°27′10″E / 17.3894°N 78.4527°E / 17.3894; 78.4527Coordinates: 17°23′22″N 78°27′10″E / 17.3894°N 78.4527°E / 17.3894; 78.4527
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Deccani Urdu, Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 028 (Humayun Nagar PO)
Lok Sabha constituency Secunderabad
Planning agency GHMC

Asif Nagar is located near Mehdipatnam in Hyderabad, India. It is part of the old city of Hyderabad. This was an Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly seat in its name, now after delimation this area comes in Nampally seat.

ACP Office[1][2] for West Zone for Hyderabad Police is situated here.

History[edit]

After the Nizam captured Golconda in 1724 from the Moghuls, he camped near the fort in a village. Later it was renamed Asifnagar.[3]

Commercial area[edit]

The choice for shops at Asif Nagar is diverse catering to all budgets. Right from eateries to bakeries, banks like Andhra Bank, Canara Bank, Union Bank, Syndicate Bank, State Bank of India and many more are situated in Asif Nagar. There are also many rocery stores, clth stores dealing in both wholesale and retail. Places like Mehdipatnam, Vijay Nagar Colony are very close to it.

The appropriate distances to various places from Asif Nagar are as follows:

Imliban Bus Stand 3.6 km. Jubilee Bus Stand 8.4 km. Secunderabad Station 7.4 km. Panjagutta X Roads 4.6 km. Kukatpally HB 13.4 km. Begumpet Airport 6.7 km. Trimulgherry RTA 10.7 km. Madhapur (Cyber Towers) 9.5 km. Dilsukhnagar 8.1 km.

One can even get cheap rooms to stay in Asif Nagar. Jhirra is just about 1 km away. Even one can plan to Nehru Zoological Park all the way from Asif Nagar via Jhirra.

Transport[edit]

Asif Nagar is connected by buses run by APSRTC, since a Bus Depot(Mehdipatnam 1KM away) is close by, it is well connected. Buses that run are 65S,65A, 116, 116N, 116T, 5M,5M/16,137D, 139, 143 making transports to important places like Charminar, Koti, Nampally, Mehdipatnam, Tolichowki, Secunderabad, Secreteriat[disambiguation needed], Gosha Mahal, Afzal Gunj, Lakdi-Ka-Pul, Himayat Nagar[disambiguation needed], Narayanguda and many more interlinks.

The closest MMTS train station is at Nampally 2KM away.

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Asifnagar is famous for wood work and carving furniture. The furniture prepared here is exported to all over the world.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asif Nafar police station". fullhyderabad.com. 
  2. ^ "West Zone". hyderabadpolice.gov.in. 
  3. ^ http://www.ourhyd.com/asifnagar.html