Badapahad

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Badapahad
బడా పహాడ్
Peddagutta
Badapahad is located in Telangana
Badapahad
Badapahad
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 18°29′37″N 78°1′0″E / 18.49361°N 78.01667°E / 18.49361; 78.01667
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictNizamabad
Named forHazrat Syed Sadullah Hussaini dargah
Government
 • Bodywakf board
Elevation375 m (1,230 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Badapahad Dargah or Peddagutta is a Muslim Pilgrim Centers. Built in the memory of the Saint Hazrat Syed Sadullah Hussain, the mosque is situated atop a hillock paidimal village in the Varni Mandal of Nizamabad district.[1][2]

The Dargah is located at a distance of 38 km from the town of Nizamabad. Many Muslim devotees as well as Hindu devotees climb approximately one thousand steps every year to summit the hill.

The three-day annual festival of Urus at Badapahad is held every September. Devotees from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka attend the festival.[3]

Dargah is held under the aegis of Wakf Board. It is the only place where old coins are still being distributed.

Geography[edit]

Badapahad has an average elevation of 375 metres (1,230 ft). It is surrounded by Kotagiri and Birkoor Mandal to the east, Bodhan Mandal to the north and Banswada Mandal to the south.

It is 38 km from Nizamabad]], 172 km from Hyderabad and 52 km from Kamareddy.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Telugu and Urdu are the local languages. The total population of Badapahad is 3,963. The population is 2,016 males and 1,947 females, living in 853 houses. The total area of Badapahad is 1,720 hectares.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohan, P. Ram (2017-01-24). "Badapahad dargah to get facelift for annual Urs". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-11-18.
  2. ^ Mohan, P. Ram (2017-04-09). "Urs begins on grand scale at Badapahad dargah". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-11-18.
  3. ^ "Explore Telangana Tourism". tumblr.com. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  4. ^ "BADA PAHAD Durga...Syed Sadulla Hussain". bhojpurinama.com. Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2015.

Coordinates: 18°29′37″N 78°1′0″E / 18.49361°N 78.01667°E / 18.49361; 78.01667