Chikkadpally

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Chikkadpally
Neighbourhood
Chikkadpally Main Road
Chikkadpally Main Road
Chikkadpally is located in Telangana
Chikkadpally
Chikkadpally
Chikkadpally is located in India
Chikkadpally
Chikkadpally
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°24′12″N 78°29′55″E / 17.403247°N 78.498641°E / 17.403247; 78.498641Coordinates: 17°24′12″N 78°29′55″E / 17.403247°N 78.498641°E / 17.403247; 78.498641
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500020
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Musheerabad
Planning agency GHMC
Website telangana.gov.in

Chikkadpally is a major suburb and commercial centre in Hyderabad, India.

Chikkadpally is surrounded by Musheerabad, Ashok Nagar, Narayanguda and Bagh Lingampally.

History[edit]

According to locals, Chikkadpally derived its name from Chikkad which means Burada in Telugu and Mud in English. Pally means place. Since Chikkadpally is in a low-lying area, it is usually plagued by Chikkad (Burada) due to inflow of drain water from nearby nalas.[1] According to few other locals, Chikkadpally derived its name from cheekatipally (Dark place).

Transport[edit]

The TSRTC runs the buses connecting to all parts of the city.The closest MMTS Train station is at Vidyanagar or Jamia Osmania. Secunderabad Railway Station is 6 kilometres away and is 25 kilometres away the Rajiv Gandhi International AirPort.

Metro Rail will be passing through the area as part of the upcoming Hyderabad Metro Rail project.

Culture[edit]

The City Central Library is located here.[2] The devotional singer M.S.Ramarao lived here, and a street is named after him called Sundara Kanda M.S. Ramarao Lane.

A Famous Cultural Auditorium of Hyderabad after "Ravindra Bharathi" named "Thyagaraya Gana Sabha" is located here,lot of Cultural-based programs and meetings on a daily basis can be witnessed in the auditorium.

Lord Venkateshwara Temple: This Temple is one of the oldest and important landmark of chikkadpally,this temple has got lot of history associated with.

A large group of Cinema Theaters are located at Chikkadpally,which mainly screens Telugu movies of Tollywood film industry.

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