Katangur, Kattangur, Katangoor
Cattle fair in Kattangoor village
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bhongir|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nakrekal|
Kattangoor is a village and mandal located along National Highway 9 (India) in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It lies on National Highway 9 between Narketpally and Nakrekal. Nalgonda city lies to the south of Kattangoor.
Prior to the annexation of Hyderabad State by India, Muslims formed a significant portion of Kattangoor's population and Kattangoor was a strong centre for Razakars. Along with neighbouring Nakrekal village, Kattangoor was captured from Hyderabad State by the Indian Army's Punjab Regiment on September 17, 1948.
Villages in Kattangoor Mandal
- Chervu Annaram
- Parada (shankar)
- Ram nagar (Nalgona road)
- Sharma, I. Mallikarjuna (2002). In Retrospect: North India. Hyderabad: Ravi Sasi Enterprises. ISBN 81-88151-00-9. "In Nakrekal, Motukur, Aenubavula and Kattangur villages the Muslim population was in majority or at any rate quite considerable. They were strong centres for the Razakars."
- Sharma, Gautam (1990). Valour and Sacrifice: Famous Regiments of the Indian Army. Allied Publishers. p. 32. ISBN 81-7023-140-X. "When the attack on Suriapet was launched two days later, the Punjabis joined the attack and then took over the town, followed by Nakrekal and Katangur on September 17."
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