Medchal

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Medchal
village
Medchal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Medchal
Medchal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°37′47″N 78°28′53″E / 17.6297°N 78.4814°E / 17.6297; 78.4814Coordinates: 17°37′47″N 78°28′53″E / 17.6297°N 78.4814°E / 17.6297; 78.4814
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Rangareddy
Elevation 577 m (1,893 ft)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration AP-28

Medchal is a northern suburb of Hyderabad, India.[1] It used be a suburban village and one of the largest mandals in Rangareddy district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Medchal is located at 17°37′47″N 78°28′53″E / 17.6297°N 78.4814°E / 17.6297; 78.4814. It has an average elevation of 577 meters (1896 feet). Medchal (Town of Glory), formerly called as Medi (Fig) Chelama (spring), but later came to known as Medchal, This place once resort for Nizams who constructed beautiful mansion here, there is famousTemples In Medchal Sri Sri Sri GadiMaisamma Temple and Ramalingeshwara temple at height of 61 metres on hillock, this temple believed to be constructed by Kakatiyas, and mosque built in the village during Quli Qutub Shah time.and medchal also famous for saint jaffer sahab who served the people not only to the medchal people but to all, former chief justice and president justice hidayatullah visited to him.

Recently govt of AP is planning to make the medchal as municipality

Commercial area[edit]

MediCiti Institute of Medical Sciences is located at Ghanpur village in Medchal mandal. Mediciti Hospital is attached to this institution.[2] Shantha Biotechnics (P) Ltd., is located at Athvelly village in Medchal mandal.[3] Ultra Tile (P) Limited., is located in Kistapur, Medchal mandal.[4]

Election Information[edit]

  • Assembly Election Results in 2009 - KICHANNAGARI LAXMA REDDY (KLR) Won with 36.25 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 2004 - TULLA DEVENDER GOUD Won with 50.39 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1999 - TULLA DEVENDER GOUD Won with 61.43 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1994 - TULLA DEVENDER GOUD Won with 54.02 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1989 - SINGIREDDY UMA VENKAT RAMA REDDY Won with 54.57 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1985 - KOMMAREDDY SURENDER REDDY Won with 53.65 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1983 - UMA VENKATARAMA REDDY Won with 36.24 votes %
  • Assembly Election Results in 1978 - M CHANNA REDDY Won with 57.12 votes %

Public transport[edit]

There is a railway station in Medchal under South Central Railway, Indian Railways.

Panchayats[edit]

There are 18 village panchayats in Medchal mandal.[5]

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