Boudhanagar

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Boudhanagar
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh

Boudhanagar is one of the suburbs in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The postal code is 500061. It is a residential area around 1.5 km from the Osmania University campus. The name is from Buddha (derived from Gautama Buddha). It is believed that the name is derived from an old Buddhist temple. It comes under Chilkalguda Police Station.

The people here have been living since 50 years ago[clarification needed] and the area has become quite old when compared to upcoming and new areas. Boudhanagar is surrounded by arts college in the east and Warasiguda in the north, Ambernagar in the south and Mohmad Guda in the west. Boudhanagar comprises ten streets from east to west beginning with the main road of the arts college. There is a Durga temple adjacent to the Buddhist temple. The temple is busy during festivals as lot of devotees visit during festivals. There is a very old Ram temple there as well.

Boudhanagar comes under GHMC, and Secunderabad Loksabha and assembly constituency. Boudhanagar is diverse with Hindus, musilms and Christians. Although mejority pool comprises Hindus. Congress,TDP and TRS and BJP political parties are strong in this area.

Education[edit]

The International Cycling stadium next to Professor G Ramireddy center for distance education is very close to Boudhanagar. Jyothi model school, netaji school and balaji school are a few private schools in the area. A small function hall next to balaji school is managed by GHMC. These schools typically are polling booths during elections. In almost every street ganesh status are erected during Ganesh Chaturdi.

Health care[edit]

Few clinics in the area are Dr Kesav reddy's clinic, Dr Raghuramulu's Clinic and Dr Iqbal Ali Baig's clinic near kausar masjid.

Transport[edit]

The closest bus stops that connect Boudhanagar are warasiguda, Arts College and Jamai Osmania. Buses run in this route connecting Secunderabad railway station - Koti and Secunderabad station - Dilshuknagar. This road runs parallel to railway track from Warasiguda to Jami Osmania. MMTS trains commute between Lingampally and Falaknum on this railway track. The closest MMTS train station is at the arts college.

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