Balkampet

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Balkampet
neighbourhood
Balkampet Yellamma temple
Balkampet Yellamma temple
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 018
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Secunderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sanathnagar
Planning agency GHMC
Website telangana.gov.in

Balkampet is a developing suburb in Hyderabad, India. It is located close to other bigger suburbs such as Ameerpet, Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar, Sanathnagar and Fatehnagar.[1] This suburb is known for its hardware business. This suburb is also a religious attraction since a famous Yellamma temple is located here.[2] It attracts a lot of devotees from all over the city, mainly on Sundays, Tuesdays and also during the festival of Bonalu. JayaPrakash Nagar and other small areas are part of Balkampet.

Economy[edit]

Balkampet's economy lies mainly in the hardware sector. There are many dealers here involved in cement, paints, electricals, timber and hardware businesses. The popular Nature Cure Hospital is located in this suburb, which is well known for natural cure of various illnesses. Yellamma temple is frequently thronged by visitors. A couple of new restaurants/hotels have opened here recently. Other local shops selling groceries and other items can be found all over the suburb.

Transport[edit]

The buses run by TSRTC connect Balkampet with all parts of the city. Balkampet main road links other suburbs such as Ameerpet, Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar, Sanathnagar and Fatehnagar. The closest MMTS Train station is at Nature Cure hospital. From Secunderabad Bus stop 10P Number bus will take you to Balkampet, Yellamma Temple. Also 45K is also one of the bus which connects Balkampet to Secundrabad.

Schools[edit]

There are many schools and colleges located close to this suburb at Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar.

Feroz is the Kulfi baba of balkampeta

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