Ghanpur (Station)

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Ghanpur (Station)
Town
Ghanpur (Station) is located in Telangana
Ghanpur (Station)
Ghanpur (Station)
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°46′07″N 79°29′09″E / 17.76856°N 79.48586°E / 17.76856; 79.48586Coordinates: 17°46′07″N 79°29′09″E / 17.76856°N 79.48586°E / 17.76856; 79.48586
Country  India
State Telangana
District Warangal
Talukas Ghanpur (Station)
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 506143
Telephone code 08711
Vehicle registration TS 03

Ghanpur known as Station Ghanpur is a village and mandal in Warangal district of Telangana, India. It was originally called Ganapavaram after the Kakatiya king Ganapati Deva. In turn it has been known as Ganapuram, Ghanapur, and now Ghanpur, taken from Station Ghanpur when Nizam State Railways constructed railway from Secunderabad to Kazipet via Ghanpur.

Station Ghanpur is well known for the temple of Mother. Every year lakhs of people visit this temple and worship her highness, Mother. The mother is worshiped in the name of Agni Durga, one of the forms of Nava durgas. It is believed that she will protect her devotees from all evils.

Ghanpur is also well known for Dr. Columbus, an Italian immigrant, who initially stayed here before building several educational institutions in a nearby village called Karunapuram.

Station Ghanpur was not very much known until Kadiyam Srihari had been elected from this constituency. He has done lots of development and so many good works which brought this constituency onto Andhra Pradesh map.[clarification needed]

Features[edit]

Ghanpur is a one of the major constituencies in Warangal District. This constituency is well connected with rail and road. There is a small railway station in Ghanpur. In 1999 the Godavari Express train derailed near Ghanpur Station, killing several people including former education minister Devineni Ramana.[1] 16 km from Ghanpur is Zaffergadh. The Government of Andhra Pradesh is converting Ghanpur lake into Reservoir through Devadula Project. This will irrigate thousands of acres of land and provide drinking water.

Z P High School is famous school in Warangal district it is located in station Ghanpur.

GMR Jr College is one of the famous Jr College in Warangal district it is located in station Ghanpur.

ZP High School for Girls stood first in District level Science Fair for consecutive two years when Mr. Ayodhya was Head Master. Smt. Sreemathi teacher their Science Teacher and V. Kamalakar Reddy, Prohibition and Excise Inspector and P. Mahender, School Asst. were their mentors.

St. Thomas School was established in the Year 1984 under the guidance of Late. Sri. Kothapally Christdas. It began with just 25 students on roll, today we are proud to say that the strength reaching 2200.

Andhra pradesh Social Welfare Residential School(APSWRS)for boys, ghanpur is located just 2 km away from ghanpur.

Geography[edit]

It is on the National Highway 202 connecting Warangal Town with Hyderabad.

As part of Devadula Ettipotala Patakam, Ghanpur is the central point for the water distribution among all the villages in the surrounding area.

Famous pilgrim centre Palakurthi is 22 km away from Station Ghanpur and enroute one can find Bammera the native place of Pothana, who translated Bhagavata Purana from Sanskrit to Telugu. He was a Telugu and Sanskrit Scholar.

Assembly Constituency[edit]

Ghanpur (Station) is an assembly constituency in Telangana. There are about 160,000 voters in this constituency.

Legislative Members[edit]

Year Name Party 2014 Thatikonda Rajaiah TRS
2011 Thatikonda Rajaiah TRS
2009 Thatikonda Rajaiah INC
2008 Kadiyam Srihari TDP
2004 Gunde Vijaya Rama Rao TRS
1999 Kadiam Srihari TDP
1994 Kadiam Srihari TDP
1989 Bhongiri Arogyam INC
1985 Bojjapalli Rajaiah TDP
1983 Goka Ramaswami INC
1978 Goka Ramaswami INC
1972 T.Hayagriva Chari INC
1967 Tokala Laxman Reddy IND
1962 N.P.Mohan Rao C.P.I
  • Assembly Election Results in 2009 - DR THATIKONDA RAJAIAH Won with 39.71 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 2004 - GUNDE VIJAYA RAMA RAO Won with 55.78 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1999 - KADIYAM SREEHARI Won with 50.12 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1994 - KADIYAM SREEHARI Won with 68.57 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1989 - AROGYAM BOHNAGIRI Won with 48.79 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1985 - BOJJAPPALI RAJAIAH Won with 63.91 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1983 - GOKA RAMASWAMY Won with 41.57 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1978 - GOKA RAMASWAMY Won with 51.61 votes %

Nearby Cities

  • Warangal- 27 KM
  • Hanmakonda- 25 KM
  • Jangaon- 24 KM
  • Bhongir- 62 KM
  • Suryapet- 108 KM
  • Hyderabad 112 KM

Nearby Railway Stations

  • Ghanpur- 0 KM.
  • Pindlai- 9 KM.
  • Kazipet Jn- 15 KM.
  • Raghunathpalli- 14 KM

Nearby Airports

  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport- 141 KM
  • Vijayawada Airport- 220 KM
  • Rajahmundry Airport- 290 KM
  • Nanded Airport- 310 KM

Nearby Tourist Places

  • Warangal- 27 KM
  • Khammam- 130 KM
  • Medaram- 125 KM
  • Hyderabad- 112 KM
  • Nagarjunakonda- 170 KM

Nearby Districts

  • Warangal- 27 KM
  • Karimnagar- 130 KM
  • Nalgonda- 144 KM
  • Khammam- 130 KM

Nearby Taluks

  • Zaffergadh- 16 KM
  • Wardhannapet- 31 KM
  • Palakurthi- 25 KM

Climate[edit]

Located in the semi-arid Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, Zaffergadh has a predominantly hot and dry climate. Summers start in March, and peak in May with average high temperatures in the 42 °C (108 °F) range. The monsoon arrives in June and lasts until September with about 550 mm (22 in) of precipitation. A dry, mild winter starts in late November and lasts until early February, when there islittle humidity and average temperatures in the 22–23 °C (72–73 °F) range.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gautami Express fire: Warangal district witness to many train accidents". Times of India. 3 August 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2010. 

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