Chaderghat

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Chaderghat
Inner City
Chaderghat is located in Telangana
Chaderghat
Chaderghat
Location in Telangana , India
Chaderghat is located in India
Chaderghat
Chaderghat
Chaderghat (India)
Coordinates: 17°22′N 78°30′E / 17.367°N 78.500°E / 17.367; 78.500Coordinates: 17°22′N 78°30′E / 17.367°N 78.500°E / 17.367; 78.500
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictHyderabad
MetroHyderabad
Government
 • BodyGHMC
Population (2001)
 • Total300,000
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN500 024
Lok Sabha constituencyHyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMalakpet
Planning agencyGHMC

Chaderghat is considered[by whom?] as one of the busiest areas of Hyderabad city and is located on the banks of Musi river. Chaderghat Bridge was built during the time of the Nizams and connects major suburbs to the main city.

History[edit]

The Urdu word Chadar is used to refer to a white sheet. The locality was so-called after an anicut across the river which formed a ‘Chadar’ or a sheet of water.[1] The famous Chaderghat bridge, or Oliphant Bridge as it was known then, was built in 1831 and named after James Oliphant.[2]

Chaderghat was first declared a Municipality in 1886. n 1933, it was merged with Hyderabad Municipality to form Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. Chaderghat is surrounded by Koti, Gowliguda, Kachiguda, Darulshifa and Malakpet Localities.[3]

Commercial Significance[edit]

There is a shopping area with various shopping malls and corner grocery stores.

The Hyderabadi restaurant, Niagara is located here. This is also a home to few popular movie theatres Kamal and Tirumala which are now closed because of space issues. Chaderghat main road is named after former Indian President Dr. Rajendra Prasad, and is also referred as Dr. Rajendra Prasad Marg.

Health Institutes[edit]

It is home to the multi-speciality hospitals like Thumbay New Life Hospital. The Yashoda Hospital is located nearby at Malakpet.

Transport[edit]

Chaderghat is well connected by TSRTC buses.

The nearest MMTS Train station is at Malakpet.

TSRTC bus terminal MGBS (Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station) is located 0.5 km from Chaderghat

References[edit]

  1. ^ Administrator. "A History behind Street Names of Hyderabad & Secunderabad". www.knowap.com. Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  2. ^ "Yeh Humara Shehar: Chaderghat". The Hans India. Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  3. ^ http://www.ghmc.gov.in/greaterhyd.asp[permanent dead link]