Kazipeta (Greater Warangal)
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Kazipet (Telugu: కాజీపేట) is a town in Warangal district, Andhra Pradesh, India, one of the tri-cities of Warangal-Hanamakonda-Kazipet. It is known for its religious diversity, with a population composed of Hindus, Christians and Muslims. Recently, Kazipet underwent a road widening program to accommodate for its huge resident population.
Kazipet is well known for its professional & convent educational institutions, with one college LIPS - Landmark Institute of Professional Studies and four major convent schools - St. Gabriel's High School, Fatima Girls High School, Bishop Beretta High School, St. Ann's High School. These schools are well recognized throughout the state. Kazipet also have schools run by South Central Railway. These are South Central Railway Mixed High School (English Medium), South Central Railway Boys High School (Telugu Medium), and South Central Railway Girls High School (Telugu Medium).
Kazipet has two government-run schools. The Government Boys School popularly known as Pedda badi is one of the oldest schools in Kazipet, and the Government Girls School is located near the highway to Hyderabad, just few hundred meters from the Kazipet Junction.
One of India's premier engineering institutes, the National Institute of Technology, Warangal (previously called REC (Regional Engineering College)), is located in Kazipet. The Kakatiya University  is located 9 kilometers from Kazipet railway station. The Kakatiya Medical College is attached to the MGM Government Hospital. It is the third largest medical college in the state Andhra Pradesh.
Kazipet got its name from a Sufi saint of great eminence by name Syed Shah Afzal Biabani who was a Kazi during the British regime. His shrine at Kazipet is visited by thousands of people of all faiths round through the year. He was a direct descendant of Ali.
Railway Junction 
Kazipet is famous for being a major railway junction and locomotive (largely diesel) maintenance division in Andhra Pradesh. This is evident from the fact that many of the residents are employees of Indian Railways. Kazipet Railway station has a history of more than 100 years. It was started in early 1900's by Nizam Government. It is the hub connecting North and South, East and West India with more than 60 daily trains passing through the station. The railway junction is located next to a large granite hill (known as Bodigutta), which is used to house radio communications, presumably for the railways. The railway station has three platforms. Platforms 2 and 3 are generally for trains towards Hyderabad. Platform 1 is generally used for trains which come from Hyderabad. Kazipet is one of the busiest stations in the South Central Railway. Kazipet is one of the stations(like Secunderabad, Kachiguda, Nampally, Begumpet, etc.) started during Nizam rule. Its a median between the South and North India because of its location in Railways
Some of the streets in the town are Vishunupuri, Diesel Colony, Rehmatnagar, Prasanth Nagar, Siddartha Nagar, Bapuji Nagar, Venkatadri Nagar and Somidi. All are well established and good facility availed locations in the town.
Syed Shah Afzal Biabani (1795 – 1856 A.D / 1210 – 26 Safar, 1272 AH) was a Sufi from Warangal, Hyderabad State (now Kazipet 132 km from Hyderabad, India). He was appointed as Kazi of Warangal during the reign of Nizam Ali Khan (Asaf Jah II). His dargah is among the pilgrimage centers of Warangal, Andhra Pradesh.
The word "Biabani" indicates a type of rural area in Persian and Urdu. He received this nickname because he spent 12 years in Tasawwuf (a form of Sufi meditation) in the caves located in the forest of Battupalli near Kazipet.
Aiwan e Shahi Mosque (Big Mosque) warangal AIWAN E SHAHI MOSQUE POPULARLY KNOWN AS BIG MOSQE SUBEDARI WAS BUILT IN 1887AD BY THE NIZAM OF HYDERABAD H.H. NAWAB MIR OSMAN ALI KHAN ON THE MODEL OF JAMIA MASJID DELHI INDIA.THIS MOSQUE IS NOW UNDER GOING MASSIVE EXPANSSION AND RENOVATION UNDER THE AUSPICIES OF MR M.A .BASITH
Temples near Kazipet 
SRI SOMESWARA LAXMINASASIMHA SWAMY TEMPLE, PALAKURTHY: It is located at a distance of 50 km from Warangal on a hillock in the out skirts of Palakurthy Mandal head quarters. It is also the birthplace of famous poet palakurthy Somanadha Kavi of 12 the century. His samadhi can be seen here. This historic temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and Vishnu who incarnated in two adjacent caves at a height of 120 meters on the hillock. The 'Pradakshina Path' encircling the two caves is quite natural. There is a dilapidated 'Surya' Temple and Koneru can also be witnessed at this place. This place once flourished which the adherents of 'Veera Saiva' sect of Hiduism has lost prominence in cource of time presently it is a famous pilgrimage centre in warangal district. Pilgrims mostly from Karnataka and Maharashtra. Mainly the Veera Saivas will certainly make a visit once in year to have the blessings of presiding deities and Somanadhakan.
SRI RAMACHANDRA SWAMY TEMLE, JEEDICAL: It is located at distance of 10 km from Jangoan. The temple is an ancient one and believed that, Lord Sri Rama visited this temple on his way to 'Lanka' (Sri Lanka) after separation from Sita Devi. People also believe that, Rama has killed the 'Maricha' who was in the guise of 'Maya Ledi' or the Magis deer. A boulder namely 'Ledi Banda' can be seen here. "Jeedigundam" and "Palagundam" are the two pushkarinis for the holy dip of the pilgrims.
Sri Mettu Ramalingashvara Swamy temple, Kazipet: It is located at distance of 5 km from Kazipet railway station. The temple is 100 years old situated on top of hill called Mettugutta. This historic temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Our Lady of Fathima Church, Fathima Nagar St. Joseph's Church, Kazipet Our Lady of Velankanni, Diesel Colony Kazipet
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