Gajwel

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Gajwel
గజ్వేల్
Town
Gajwel is located in Telangana
Gajwel
Gajwel
Gajwel is located in India
Gajwel
Gajwel
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°51′06″N 78°40′58″E / 17.8517°N 78.6828°E / 17.8517; 78.6828Coordinates: 17°51′06″N 78°40′58″E / 17.8517°N 78.6828°E / 17.8517; 78.6828
Country  India
State Telangana
District Siddipet
Area[1]
 • Total 49.00 km2 (18.92 sq mi)
Elevation 568 m (1,864 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 24,961
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TS 36
Website telangana.gov.in

Gajwel is a town in Siddipet district of the Indian state of Telangana.[2]

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration[edit]

Gajwel Nagar Panchayat was constituted in 2012. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 49.00 km2 (18.92 sq mi).[1]

Politics[edit]

Gajwel Assembly constituency is a constituency of Telangana Legislative Assembly, India.It is one of 10 constituencies in Siddipet district.[3] It consists of 6 mandals: Toopran, Kondapak, Gajwel, Jagadevpur, wargal, Markook and Mulug. J. B. Muthyal Rao is the First MLA of Gajwel. Gajwel Saidaiah won 4 times from 1962-1978. Telangana first Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao is MLA from Gajwel seat.

Recent News[edit]

Gajwel came in news recently by the visit of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi for the laying of Foundation stone for the first phase of 1600MW NTPC Ramagundam Super Thermal Power Project.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Karimnagar" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12, 44. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Live Telangana election results: TRS storms to power in the newly formed 29th state". Deccanchronicle.com. Retrieved 2014-06-05.