Rajapet

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Rajapet
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Rajapet is located in Telangana
Rajapet
Rajapet
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°44′N 78°55′E / 17.733°N 78.917°E / 17.733; 78.917Coordinates: 17°44′N 78°55′E / 17.733°N 78.917°E / 17.733; 78.917
Country  India
State Telangana
District Nalgonda
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest town Yadhagiri gutta
Vidhan Sabha constituency Aler
Climate hot (Köppen)
Website www.rajapeta.com

Rajapet is a historic location, popularly known as Samsthan Rajapet. The village is surrounded by a huge wall, or burj. Rajapet is the Mandal headquarters in Nalgonda district of Telangana State. It contains nineteen villages and two tandas. The main industries of the area are agriculture and textiles. The area ruins from the time of the Razakars (Hyderabad) movement, including old forts and burjs, but much of the history of the area is lost. The featured Photograph is of the internal Fort wall, the last line of defense, there is also an external fort wall with a moat surrounding it around the village. This fort is 21 km from Yadagirigutta the popular hill temple of Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy.

Samsthan Rajapet was one of the highly income generated area during NIZAM period, at that time revenue was 50 thousand to 1 lakh rupees in a year.

Samsthan Rajapeta fort entrance.jpg

Rajapet fort.jpg

Entrance rajapet fort.jpg

Villages[edit]

The villages in Rajapet mandal include:

  • Nemila
  • Basanthapur
  • Begumpet
  • Bondugula
  • Singaram
  • Somaram
  • Burugupally
  • Challuru
  • Doodi Venkatapur
  • Godhuma kunta
  • Jala
  • kalwapally.temple ramachandrapatel
  • Kurraram
  • Narsapur
  • Pamukunta
  • Parupally
  • Puttagudem
  • Raghunathpur
  • Rajapet
  • Renikunta